Manchester United or Tottenham could be set to land talented youngster, James Rodriguez, as his agent confirmed that ‘European clubs are interested’.
Rodriguez has been known as one of the world’s best young talents for a few years, which prompted Monaco to pay a staggering €45million to land the attacking midfielder last summer.
Napoli were thought to be set to land the 22-year-old, but the player’s agent, Aytekin Erayabakan, has now revealed that a number of European teams are interested in securing his player.
According to the Express, Erayabakan said: “I can confirm that I have spoken with Napoli. De Laurentis is a great person and one of the best presidents I have ever seen.
“But the Neapolitans are not the only ones that are following Rodriguez.
“There are several European clubs after him, but it’s best not to say anything at the moment.”
The player is keen on a move away from France, as he does not find Ligue 1 challenging enough. However, after Monaco paid such a large transfer fee for the player just 12 months ago, they are unlikely to be willing to make a loss on their young star.
“How much will he cost? I don’t know. But what I can say is that his price has increased after the way he’s been played these past few months,” admitted Erayabakan.
Rodriguez scored 10 goals for Monaco last season, and also provided 14 assists to his teammates. On top of that the youngster has impressed in Brazil, having helped his team progress to the last-16 in the World Cup. Rodriguez scored in all three of Colombia’s group games, to help secure them the top spot in group C.
Colombia were tipped to struggle without their star man, Radamel Falcao, but players such as James Rodriguez and Jackson Martinez have stepped up in his absence.
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