Arsenal have seen a stunning £63million bid for James Rodriguez accepted by ReL Madrid.
Colombian playmaker James is currently on loan at German side Bayern Munich, but could be set for a switch to the Emirates Stadium after a breakthrough in negotiations.
Gunners boss Unai Emery hasn’t seen eye to eye with Mesut Özil and there is a suggestion that he will look to move the player on. James is being viewed as a replacement.
Emery knows better than ever how tough it will be to reinstate Arsenal as one of the forces of English football after a 5-1 loss at Liverpool before New Year.
The Real Madrid man is not wanted at the Santiago Bernabéu, but they will be pleased to make a loss of just £10million five years after he signed from Monaco, if the deal goes through.
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