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United Linked With £25m Move For ‘New Cristiano Ronaldo’

Manchester United are lining up a move for Porto’s £25m-rated winger James Rodriguez, according to the Daily Mail, and could sell Anderson to fund the move.

As the summer transfer window approaches, we’ll aim to keep you up-to-date with all the latest transfer news involving Manchester United. Today sees the Red Devils linked with a Colombian midfielder.


Manchester United are lining up a move for Porto’s £25m-rated winger James Rodriguez, according to the Daily Mail.

The report claims that United have identified the exciting midfielder as a potential summer signing and are considering making a £25m bid for the player, who is apparently dubbed as the ‘new Cristiano Ronaldo’ due to his playing style.

The 20-year-old has become one of the most exciting talents in Portugal after making his Porto debut in 2010 and has gone on to make 66 appearances so far, scoring 19 goals. The Mail claim that Rodriguez has already indicated he would be open to a move to Old Trafford should the opportunity present itself.

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It’s also suggested that United may be ready to sell Brazilian midfielder Anderson in order to fund a move for Rodriguez, with the 24-year-old struggling to make an impact since his move from Porto in 2007. Anderson has been plagued by injury problems this season and has been restricted to making just 11 starts this campaign, and Fergie may be ready to cut his loses on him.

Would you like to see Rodriguez at Old Trafford? Get involved in the comments section.



  1. Lutakod

    May 3, 2012 at 9:16 pm

    I wld prefer luka modric on any day

  2. The millionaire chichi

    May 4, 2012 at 8:21 am

    Its interesting news,but that is not the case he can prize(saf) but he will not buy hofe he go and buy gud and qualitative players.Up man u

  3. Javan

    May 4, 2012 at 11:00 am

    Definately!…the kid is talent personified!!…would also like to see Kagawa and Martinez follow along with Hazard, wouldnt touch Modric at the price that spurs are quoting (and certainly not at a price for a player that rarely scores!!)…next season
    De Gea
    Raphael, Hummels, Vidic, Baines
    Valencia, Martinez, Kagawa
    Hazard,Rooney & Rodriquez

  4. Jimmy

    May 5, 2012 at 10:48 pm

    yh defo thats a gd line out mate

  5. bolu

    May 29, 2012 at 10:33 pm

    up man u! we r comin wit fire next season wit d champs league. god bless saf

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