Man United boost as Colombia star takes major step towards £50m move – report

Manchester United target James Rodriguez is house hunting in the English city, according to reports

James Rodriguez is house hunting in Manchester ahead of a £50m move to Old Trafford, according to reports in Spain.

The Real Madrid midfielder has been heavily linked with a move away from the Spanish capital this month after falling out-of-favour under Los Blancos manager Zinedine Zidane.

James was limited to just 19 starts in La Liga and the Colombia international was an unused substitute in Madrid’s penalty shootout victory over Atletico Madrid in the Champions League final.

The 24-year-old has been heavily linked with a move to the Premier League in recent months and Jose Mourinho is thought to be keen on signing the South American.

According to Spanish media outlet Don Balon, Rodriguez has been house hunting in Manchester ahead of a potential £50m move to the 20-time English champions in the summer transfer window.

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United appointed Mourinho as their manager following a fifth-place finish in the Premier League last season.

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