Bayern Munich succeed in signing Real Madrid Superstar
James Rodriguez signs for Bayern Munich in a 2year loan deal which will run until June 2019.
Bayern Munich and Real Madrid today agreed personal terms for the transfer of James Rodriguez, the deal will run until 30 June 2019 with the option for Bayern to buy the player. Rodriguez will sign his contract in Munich after completion of his medical.
James Rodriguez, 25, will earn £4.4million per season from Bayern and they will have the option to make the deal permanent for around £31million in 2019. Los Blancos will earn £8.8million from the Bavarians through this loan deal.
Rodriguez will link up with the Bayern squad immediately and travel to Bayern’s tour of China and Singapore on Sunday.
James Rodriguez was more of a ‘Super-Sub’ player for Real Madrid after arriving from French outfit AS Monaco, though he still managed to make 111 appearances for Real Madrid in total, scoring 36 times and providing 41 assists for his team mates.
A statement from Bayern Munich read :-
“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.”