Bayern set to drop interest in Real Madrid star

German Bundesliga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 16/11/2018

Bayern Munich is set to drop interest in Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez as the Allianz Arena outfit is not willing to permanent his deal ahead of next season.

The report in German press says that the Bundesliga Champions do not plan to exercise their right to buy him outright.

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James suffered an ankle ligament injury, despite finding it difficult to break into Bayern starting XI in recent times and according to the report in Kicker Bayern Munich is not set to make the loan from Real Madrid permanent, to sign the Colombian midfielder it would cost Bayern €42m.

Bayern is looking elsewhere to inject young talent into the squad and they are ready to invest €200m for the rebuilding plan and their targets include Pavard or Eintracht forward Luka Jovic rather than James.