Juventus ready to break the bank to land Real Madrid magician
Part-time footballer and full-time transfer rumour victim James Rodríguez was in the news once more on Tuesday for nothing do with his activities on the park.
The Real Madrid attacking midfielder, who is preparing with his national team for their crunch qualifiers against Chile and Argentina, was the subject of front page headlines in Turin-based Corriere dello Sport.
The newspaper said that Juventus are preparing to make a mega offer to take him to the Old Lady this January, and given the fact that he wants minutes which Zinedine Zidane isn’t prepared to give him, it could prove seriously tempting.
Juventus were linked with him in the summer after the sale of Paul Pogba and the daily also noted the excellent relationship that exists between Florentino Pérez and Juve’s sporting director Giuseppe Marotta.
Fans the world over will be praying the move goes ahead, if only to spare us future rumours on the player’s future.