Carlos Valderrama, the Colombian legend who graced the football pitch at a professional level during the 80’s and 90’s, spoke with Colombian outlet Caracol Radio about James Rodriguez. 

There has been interest in James from Premier League clubs. Three club specifically, Arsenal, Wolves and Everton, would all be interested in securing the play maker's talents. With his contract expiring in 2021, Madrid would be inclined to sell this summer rather than let the player leave for free the following summer. Valderrama has urged James to leave as quickly as he can: