James Rodriguez to Real Madrid: It’s close

According to our colleagues at L’Equipe, AS Monaco are close to agreeing a deal with Real Madrid to transfer James Rodriguez for €90m. The player is expected to say farewell to his teammates on Monday.

In the meantime, Monaco have begun to seek out his replacement. They have enquired with Benfica over the availability of attacking midfielder Rodrigo, who is valued at about €30m.

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