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Arsenal have reportedly joined rival club Chelsea in the race to sign Real Madrid’s and Colombian international James Rodriguez, according to The Sun.
Speculation according to the Sun Sport yesterday claimed the Gunners was spotted house hunting in Turin amid speculation he was about to sign for Juventus.
However, there are also suggesting according to the source, which claimed interest from the Premier League, with both Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger and Chelsea’s Antonio Conte prepared to lock horns in a bid to sign the midfielder.
According to Spanish news-site Futbol.as reports that both Arsenal and Chelsea are interested in the midfielder, who appears to have fallen down the packing order at the Bernabeu.
He caught the eye of Los Blancos during the 2014 World Cup as they signed him for £63million from Monaco and Real will want to earn a similar fee should they’re set to part with the Colombian.
Marca, Spanish newspaper has claimed that the midfielder could be available for a mouthwatering £65m.
Other sources in Spain have mentioned Liverpool as also being likely suitors, as the race hots up for the 25-year-old.