Manchester United is not keen on signing Real Madrid attacking midfielder James Rodriguez as the Old Trafford giants are keen on signing Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish at the end of the season.
Everton is also linked with a move for the former AS Monaco as the Colombian midfielder is also keen on uniting with his ex-boss at Real Madrid and Bayern Munich Carlo Ancelotti.
Manchester United was one of those clubs that were interested in signing James after his great performance in the 2014 World Cup but he opted to shun a move to the Premier League outfit and joined Real Madrid instead.
Manchester United has identified other attacking midfielders with Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish one of their targets.
Everton is now in pole position to land the Colombian star and he could swap Real Madrid for the Toffees at the end of the season.
Real Madrid is keen on offloading the former FC Porto star as the Los Blancos want to offer opportunities to their youngsters who are majorly on loan with other clubs, Martin Odegaard and Takefusa Kubo could be considered to step in his space.
Manchester United is also keen on signing Borussia Dortmund attacker Jadon Sancho as they aim to add more depth to the attacking line of the team.