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Chelsea locked in talks with Real Madrid over astonishing playmaker swoop

The Chelsea fans propping up the bar in the Transfer Tavern have been annoying the Landlord by rather boisterously chanting the name of a certain Real Madrid superstar. 

That’s because a few of the more eagle eyed bunch in this evening spotted reports from Spanish outlet El Confidencial that the Blues have made contact over the notion of bringing James Rodriguez to the club this summer.

While the Colombian is undoubtedly one of the elite talents in the continental game, he has seen his progress stall in the Spanish capital after a fine first year under Carlo Ancelotti.

Out of favour under current incumbent of the Los Blancos hot-seat, Zinedine Zidane, the 24-year old could be axed from the squad amid their vast array of illustrious attacking talent.

Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain are also believed to be keen on the former Monaco and Porto playmaker, who captured the world’s attention with his heroics during the 2014 World Cup.

Would Rodriguez cut in the Premier League? 

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