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Interesting, on James’ Behalf
Is this part of that “gentlemens’ agreement” the two Madrid clubs shared prior to the signings of Theo and Marcos? Maybe. What do you think? Would James have been a good signing for Atleti?
James Rodriguez confirms he was "one step away" from joining Atletico Madrid few years ago: "Yes, it was almost done. I wanted my family next to me, the deal was set to be completed". #Atleti— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) March 2, 2022
"Everything collapsed because Real Madrid didn't allow me to leave", he added. pic.twitter.com/Un7ZlMxDpj
Darling you’ve Got to Let me Know...
♫ Should I Stay or Should I Go ♫
Real Madrid now accept that the signing of Eden Hazard has been a fiasco. The Belgian will have to decide whether he should leave the club this summer or spend another season on the bench, at risk of not playing in the World Cup.— Transfer News Live (@DeadlineDayLive) March 2, 2022
(Source: AS) pic.twitter.com/7HB3bU6U6Y
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Reports Claim that the Dream Signing is Pretty-Much Done
But we all know that there’s plenty more rumors to choke on before anything serious is announced. Don’t eat me alive. I have to bring ya the news, you know.
Have a nice day and may the Madridismo be with ya all.