Real Madrid have told troubled playmaker James Rodriguez that he will be sold if his off-field behaviour fails to improve, according to Spanish publication El Confidencial.
The Spanish giants have been less than impressed with his attitude to being left out of the side recently, which has allegedly alerted Manchester United, who have been targeting the Colombian international for several weeks now.
Madrid representatives have met with Rodriguez’s agent, Jorge Mendes, and have told him that though they hope they can resolve the matter, they will not hesitate to offload him if the situation continues.
United, who had previously been thought to be lining up a £64.7million bid for him, will no wait to see how the situation unfolds, though Real may be reluctant to send him packing thanks to their recent transfer embargo.
That means they would have to replace him this month before allowing him to move on as they won’t be allowed to sign any new players during the next two transfer windows.
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