Real Madrid studies potential January recall of James Rodriguez

first_imgReal Madrid are reportedly plotting a shock January move following a nightmarish start of the seasonAfter three unforgettable years under Zinedine Zidane, Los Blancos have failed to leave up to expectations under Julen Lopetegui.Bad results and even more frustrating performances have seen the former Porto manager being sacked after barely few months in charge.Although Lopetegui could be a man to blame, it’s fair to say the reigning European champions lack quality in the final third following the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo.Jose Mourinho, Lionel MessiMourinho: “Lionel Messi made me a better coach” Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Jose Mourinho believes the experience of going up against Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi at Real Madrid made him a greater coach.According to the Spanish news outlet, Ok Diario, Los Merengues intend to recall Bayern Munich star James Rodriguez in January.The 27-year-old Colombian playmaker has struggled for playing time during Zidane’s tenure and was sent to the Bundesliga on a two-year loan.However, it appears that Florentino Perez wants to give one last chance to former Monaco hotshot, as Santiago Solari sees Rodriguez as a potential solution to Real’s attacking problems.Meanwhile, the left-footed attacking midfielder has shined ever since he joined the Bavarians, having become one of the best players in the German top flight.last_img