It is quite easy to pacify the Arsenal fans, and it now looks as though we set to be placated. Madrid loss could be Arsenal’s gain yet again, as they have recruited a direct replacement for summer target James Rodriguez.
Despite Zinedine Zidane’s insistence that he James Rodriguez will not be leaving, the club recalled highly-rated teenage winger Marco Asensio from Espanyol.
First we thought it was a joke and waved it away but the James Rodriguez to Arsenal rumours are gathering momentum and credibility as the days go by.
On Tuesday, reports from Marca were quoted as saying that Arsenal are closely watching Rodriguez’s situation at Madrid. A turn of events has seen Cesc Fabregas being set for a move to Madrid,
The Spanish giants have been on Eden Hazard’s case but with Conte’s arrival at the club, it now looks as though it is Fabregas who is heading to Spain.
The Telegraph says that the blues have offered the World Cup winner to a number of clubs, with Chelsea and Juve being mooted.
Various reports are suggesting that Arsenal could be lining up a bid for Rodriguez. Further report says that we could land the Columbia international for cheap if a move is made.
Rodriguez is David Ospina’s in-law so talks could be happening on a low-key. Despite being a fringe player, he recorded seven goals, eight assists for Madrid last season.
In a summer where the likes of Julian Draxler and Riyad Mahrez have all been ruled confirmed to stay put at their respective clubs, We could yet land this world-beater who commanded a transfer fee of €80 million in 2014.