Bayern Munich will not be signing James Rodriguez for £37million this summer and reports from the Mirror claims that Liverpool want the Colombia international as a Philippe Coutinho replacement.
Coutinho left Liverpool in January 2018 and while Xherdan Shaqiri was signed as a direct replacement to the Brazilian, the former Stoke City ace isn’t on the same level as Coutinho.
Liverpool haven’t signed and lack a natural No. 10 since Coutinho joined Barcelona but the club did come close to signing Nabil Fekir but ultimately pulled out of a deal due to concerns over his knee injury history.
Bayern Munich will not consider to trigger their £37million buy clause in their agreement with Real Madrid concerning the services of the Colombian.
James will be returning to Real Madrid this summer transfer window but is viewed as being surplus to requirements and will be sold to fund Zinedine Zidane’s transfer plans.
Liverpool are named as one of the interested sides in his signature, with Arsenal, Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus all in the race to sign the Colombian ace, according to Arsenal Blogs.
The Reds want to sign James to replace the creativity that has been missing since Coutinho left the club last year. But despite the big money clubs in links with James, Liverpool are still prime favourites via australia online pokies to sign the Real Madrid forward and it remains to be seen how the transfer saga will unfolds after the Champions League final against Tottenham.
The signing of the 27-year-old would represent a shrewd signing if he truly available for around £37million, which would be a bargain for the Merseysiders and you can use our online sports betting real money the Reds UCL final against Spurs.