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According to reports from the Sun, Arsenal could miss out in signing Real Madrid unwanted star James Rodriguez as Chelsea are now leading the chase for his signature.
At the start of the weekend, reports said Arsenal were “plotting a spectacular move” for the Colombia international, while both Manchester United and Liverpool have also been mentioned.
Citing a report in Spanish outlet AS, it adds that the potential departures of both Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas have opened the way for the arrival of James, who “has asked for guarantees that he will be a first-team regular.”
Real Madrid have okay’d the Colombian international to leave the Spanish capital this summer.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will have to act fast in getting the £42.5m-rated No.10 could if he wants to harm London rivals, Chelsea.