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Right For Real Madrid Exit But Two Year Loan?

Right For Real Madrid Exit But Two Year Loan?

I've always been a fan of James Rodriguez's and wanted him to prove a success at Real Madrid but it's not really worked for him.

Lacking regular football the Colombian needed to accept a backseat role or move on.

His moving on wasn't surprising as a player of James' ability shouldn't really accept a second choice role should he? But sometimes second best is all you can be at the best club in the world.

James' eventual move to Bayern Munich was a little bit of a shock, given the interest shown, but remember former Real boss Carlo Ancelotti is in charge of the German champions and was the one who brought him to the Santiago Bernabeu. Still, I'll go with the majority with a 'really' approach to the two year loan deal.

What the poll asked?
Was it right to let James go?

How you could vote
Yes, but on a two year loan? Really? 66%
Yes, it wasn't working at Real Madrid 21%
No. A mistake, he had too much to offer 13%
I'll back Zizou's decision 0%

Given all the interest in James his departure on loan is actually the oddest part...

James clearly wanted out and Real wanted that too so the right decision has been made; getting our heads around the long-term loan departure might take a little longer to understand?

That being said, Bayern would, I assume, be covering his wages for the next two years and have paid a loan fee too. So that, along with the potential option to buy in 2019, could well end up netting Los Blancos close to what the interested clubs would have paid anyway, which was most likely below the clubs valuation.

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Writer:Raul Madrid
Date:Sunday July 16 2017
Time: 9:00AM

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