MANCHESTER CITY are prepared to conflict it out with rivals United over Real Madrid ace James Rodriguez, according to reports.
The Colombian international, 25, looks set to leave a Bernabeu after a unsatisfactory deteriorate that has seen him tumble down a pecking sequence during a club.
Jose Mourinho wants to move Rodriguez to Old Trafford though Goal are now stating that Manchester City are prepared to compare any bid made.
Rodriguez has netted only 9 times for Real this term, after singular opportunities underneath Zinedine Zidane.
He has nabbed 3 in his final dual games, with a idea in El Clasico and dual in Real’s 6-2 thumping of Deportivo.
Balague says that was “never a plan” for Real Madrid and this clever second fibre can't final long.
He said: “Quite clearly we are saying a singular conditions with Real Madrid in a clarity that a group shaped by their ‘B side’, including Isco, Alvaro Morata, James Rodriguez, Lucas Vasquez and Marco Asensio, could indeed be in a tip 4 in La Liga.
“But it was never a devise for Real Madrid, it’s one of those weird things in football.
“They did not devise to have such a clever second-string team, though it has happened.
“The problem is that it can’t final long. James is wanted by many teams in Europe, and for me Manchester United are a favourites to get him.
“His representative is Jorge Mendes who is really tighten to Jose Mourinho.
“He is a kind of actor who instead of going to a bar that is guaranteed to win a pretension subsequent season, would be peaceful to assistance a group on a up, and Manchester United with a investment entrance in a summer should be contenders for everything.
“Although it’s one thing to be contenders and another thing to win.”