Shouldn’t have left? James Rodríguez leaves Qatar and returns to European football
The dream of returning to European football will come true for James Rodriguez. Everything seems to indicate that the Colombian midfielder will go to the Olympiakos FC, where he will meet again Marcelo Vieirawho was his partner in the Real Madrid.
After spending a year in Qatar, with Al Rayyan, James wants to meet his best version again. In this sense, he reached a verbal agreement with the Olympiakos to join in a loan condition and thus have the possibility of play the Europa League.
According to the journalist Fabrizio Romano, specialized in transfers, the footballer traveled this Wednesday to Greece to carry out the medical examinations and finalize the business. “If everything goes according to plan, James will sign later today.” Romano reported on Twitter.
The best option left for James was to join Hellenic football, given that the transfer market in the most important leagues in Europe closed two weeks ago. During this period, it was speculated the possibility of signing for Valencia.
“If Valencia calls me, I’ll walk from Qatar,” said the former Real Madrid player in a interview in The beach bar. “It’s a great club, but I don’t know anything. They signed Edison Cavani. If they want someone to put balls on them, I’m there,” he added.
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