Real Madrid boss Rafael Benitez is believed to be prepared to allow star playmakers Isco and James Rodriguez during the January transfer window, according to reports in Spain.
It is being reported that the former Liverpool man has been unimpressed with the attitudes of both players this season as they have reacted badly to being out of the side, and will now allow them to move on in order to free up funds to reinvest elsewhere in the squad.
Neither player has made any meaningful contribution to the Spanish giants this term, and likely aware of the supposed interest from Manchester United in Rodriguez, they could now be willing to do business over his signature.
Elsewhere, Arsenal, Manchester City and Liverpool have all displayed an admiration for Spanish international Isco, though the report suggests that City are the favourites to pull a deal off, thanks to Manuel Pellegrini’s involvement, having worked with the player at Malaga.
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