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Monday June 24 2019
James: Don't know where I'll play...

James Rodriguez admits he still ‘doesn’t know where I’ll play next season’ but acknowledges Napoli are doing ‘so much’ to sign him from Real Madrid.

Napoli are working hard on a deal to bring in James, who helped Colombia beat Paraguay 1-0 in their final Copa America group game on Sunday.

“I don’t know where I’ll play next season,” the midfielder said after the match.

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Sunday June 23 2019
Allan: 'James welcome, Sarri is not'

Napoli midfielder Allan hopes James Rodriguez joins him at the Stadio San Paolo, but Maurizio Sarri is “just an opponent” now at Juventus.

The 28-year-old is currently with Brazil at the Copa America and has been subject to transfer rumours about a possible switch to Paris Saint-Germain.

He is joined in that tournament by Colombia international attacking midfielder James Rodriguez, who is reportedly on the verge of joining the Azzurri.

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Sunday June 23 2019
James option depends on Napoli Scudetto

More details are emerging on Napoli’s deal with Real Madrid for James Rodriguez, on loan with option to buy, but obligation if they win the Scudetto.

The Colombia international has just completed a two-year loan spell at Bayern Munich, who won’t take up their €40m option to make the move permanent.

There is no room for him at the Bernabeu under Zinedine Zidane, so Carlo Ancelotti is eager to reunite with the creative midfielder in Naples.

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Friday June 21 2019
Sky: James to Napoli 'in hours'

Napoli will reportedly seal a potential €40m deal for Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez in a matter of hours.

According Sky Sport Italia, the Azzurri will sign the Colombian on an initial €5m loan deal and commit to a €35m option to buy next summer.

The broadcaster assures that despite what was mentioned in the Spanish Press about Los Blancos wanting more money or only wanting a permanent transfer, the deal with the Partenopei is almost done.

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Friday June 21 2019
Milan & Napoli in Madrid mess

There are conflicting reports over Real Madrid’s stance on James Rodriguez and Dani Ceballos, which could have consequences for Milan and Napoli.

According to Goal.com’s Madrid correspondent Alberto Pinero, Los Blancos will only let James join Napoli on a permanent deal.

That differs to the lines put out by Sky Sport Italia and Gazzetta dello Sport, that the Partenopei had agreed a loan with an option to buy.

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Thursday June 20 2019
James: Napoli an 'historic' club

James Rodriguez has confessed that Napoli are an ‘historic’ club, while David Ospina claims the midfielder ‘would like’ to make the move.

James initially refused to comment on reports linking him with Napoli, while Mundo Deportivo suggested Real Madrid were hoping to exchange him in part for Neymar.

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Thursday June 20 2019
Madrid 'swap James for Neymar'

Real Madrid are reportedly ready to sacrifice Napoli target James Rodriguez for Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar.

Negotiations to take James to Napoli are thought to be in the final stages, but Mundo Deportivo claims he could yet be PSG-bound.

That is because Madrid are preparing a mega offer of €130m plus the Colombian or Gareth Bale for Neymar.

However, the newspaper believes a return to Barcelona remains the Brazilian’s priority.

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Wednesday June 19 2019
Duvan Zapata sends Colombia through

Atalanta striker Duvan Zapata was again decisive with a late goal that sent Colombia into the Copa America quarter-finals.

He had already found the net in the 2-0 victory over Argentina, but the Cafeteros were finding it surprisingly difficult to break down Qatar this evening.

That was until James Rodriguez – who is on the verge of a move to Napoli – whipped a ball over the top with the outside of the boot and Duvan Zapata powered in a header at the 85th minute.

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Wednesday June 19 2019
ADL: Yes to James, Manolas...

Aurelio De Laurentiis has confirmed that Napoli want James Rodriguez but warned he will not pay €36m for Kostas Manolas, who is worth ‘far less’.

Napoli have reportedly agreed a loan deal for James with a €30m option to buy, and De Laurentiis admitted his club were prioritising the Real Madrid midfielder over PSV forward Hirving Lozano.

“James Rodriguez is Ancelotti’s wish,” he told Radio Kiss Kiss.

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Tuesday June 18 2019
Sky: James set for Napoli

Sky Sport Italia is reporting Napoli only need Real Madrid to formally accept the terms of James Rodriguez’s transfer.

According to Gianluca Di Marzio’s website, Madrid are prepared to let James join Napoli on loan with an option to buy.

Di Marzio explains his agent Jorge Mendes is currently in the Spanish capital, while the Partenopei are waiting for Madrid to give their definitive approval.

It is understood the 27-year-old has agreed to a season-long loan at the San Paolo, which includes a €30m right to purchase for the southerners.

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