Colombian star James Rodriguez revealed that he tried to safe a transfer from Actual Madrid final season however they did not let him go. James joined the Spanish giants in 2014 after an impressive World Cup in Brazil. He was touted as one of many future Madrid superstars however issues did not go in his favour at Santiago Bernabeu.
James performed solely 419 minutes in LaLiga final season the place Madrid secured the league title after three years. The 29-year-old rejoined Madrid after a two-year mortgage spell at Bayern Munich, the place he confirmed glimpses of his expertise however was inconsistent in performances.
“Not enjoying is irritating,” the 29-year-old revealed on the “Realeza del Fútbol Latino” podcast. “I do know I’ve the circumstances to at all times play, however due to different folks, I can not do it.
“If I have been a foul participant, I might settle for it, however I am an individual who desires to win and at all times play.
“If you see you do not have the identical alternatives as your team-mates, it is exhausting. I needed to go away however the membership would not let me.”
James did not get on the identical foot with coach Zinedine Zidane as he was additionally unnoticed from the essential second leg conflict towards Manchester Metropolis in UEFA Champions League this season.
“He has his personal tastes for some gamers and you need to respect that,” he added. “I do not get entangled with issues like that.
“I needed to go someplace the place I might have performed, as I knew that I would not have probabilities to do this below Zidane as a result of he already has his base.”
James has been closely linked with Los Blancos arch-rivals Atletico Madrid within the ongoing switch window. The 29-year-old contract with Actual Madrid will finish in 2021 and the free switch transfer subsequent season will probably be on the playing cards too.
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