The future of James Rodriguez has been subject to intense speculation and now it has been finally confirmed that the Colombian Superstar has joined Bayern Munich on a two-year loan deal. The talented playmaker was linked with a move to Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool and AC Milan, but it has now been revealed that Bayern have won the race for James. Also, Die Roten have the option to buy him permanently after the completion of the two-year deal.
James Rodriguez will hope to recapture his best form for the Bundesliga champions.
In case you didn’t know…
James will be reunited with Ancelotti at Bayern Munich
Ancelotti was the manager when James first made the move to Madrid from Monaco. The Colombian superstar had an extremely influential first season under Ancelotti, but he struggled to establish himself as a regular starter under Zinedine Zidane.
The playmaker moves to Bayern Munich in search if regular playing time.
The heart of the matter
Speaking to Bayern Munich’s official website, Rummeineige said:
“We’re delighted we’ve been able to complete this transfer. Signing James Rodríguez was our coach Carlo Ancelotti’s biggest wish, following their successful spell working together in Madrid,” commented FC Bayern München AG chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.
“James is a very versatile player. He’s a goalscorer himself, he sets up a lot of goals and on top of that he’s great from set-pieces. There’s no question that this transfer further increases the quality in our team.”
James Rodriguez will be part of the Bayern Munich squad which will be departing for the Audi Cup on Sunday.
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