“I stayed in Madrid because the circumstances arose, not because I wanted to”

James Rodriguez He has again revealed that he was close to Atlético de Madrid, although without saying the name of the Atletico club. This time, the Colombian has done it in the program The Locker Room with Rio Ferdinand.

“I’m not going to say names, but I had the option to go to a great team. I knew I wasn’t going to play much here“James said, adding that” they did not let me go on different topics. I am here because the circumstances arose, not because I wanted to. I knew I wasn’t going to be able to play much. But here I am. I hope that in the future I can play more. I know that I have talent and quality, I think that with my work it will be possible ”.

James Rodriguez The contract with Real Madrid ends in 2021 and according to his stepfather in Colombia, the player did not rule out staying now in the white team and in January 2021, starting to negotiate freely and without Madrid being able to prevent it, with the clubs that have interested in him.