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Ex-Bayern flop James offers himself to the Spanish club: “I would also come on foot” – FUSSBALL INTERNATIONAL

We see James Rodriguez (31) soon back in a top European league?

The Colombian currently plays for Al-Rayyan SC in Qatar (contract until 2024), but now the midfield star probably wants to return to the big football stage. His goal: The Spanish LaLiga, more precisely Valencia FC.

When asked about a possible change, James said on the TV show “El Chiringuito”: That wouldn’t be bad, but I don’t know about anything. If it were for now, I would come on foot. On the other hand: If I come on foot, I’ll be late because the transfer market is already closed. It’s a great club with great fans.”

James offers himself to Valencia!

In Valencia he would meet Uruguay star Edinson Cavani (35), who was 14th in the table on Monday. signed a two-year contract. James: “If you want someone to serve Cavani – here I am.”

For the international, a move to Spain would be a new career push. Once a celebrated hero – in 2014 in Brazil the Colombian became the top scorer in the World Cup (6 goals) – James played at top clubs Real Madrid and FC Bayern Munich, among others.

However, his time with the German record champions did not go as hoped. In the summer of 2017, James was loaned out by Real to Bayern for two years. Ex-Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti (63) had steered his favorite player to Munich, but was only on duty for a few weeks (until September 2017).

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Noble technician James just didn’t want to gain a foothold in Munich (65 competitive appearances, 15 goals). Whereupon Bayern let the purchase option (42 million euros) expire and James had to return to Madrid.

After a stint in the English Premier League (Everton FC), he finally ended up with the Qatari first division club Al-Rayyan in 2021 – and from then on he was out of the limelight.

According to media reports, James is not supposed to be happy in Qatar. His adviser Jorge Mendes has already negotiated an early departure with Al-Rayyan. Argentina’s cult club Boca Juniors from Buenos Aires was reportedly interested in a commitment in June Transfer however, did not come about. Will it work with Valencia now?

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