Bayern Munich sign James Rodriguez from Real Madrid

By Mutala Yakubu
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Bayern Munich sign James Rodriguez from Real Madrid on a 2-year loan deal

German giants Bayern Munich have completed the signing of Colombian International James Rodriguez on a two year loan from Real Madrid.

The offensive midfielder had been a target for Premier League sides Manchester United and Chelsea but have now joined Bayern.

Rodriguez found first team opportunities limited after signing a six-year contract with Madrid for an undisclosed fee, which was reported to be approximately €80 million after the 2014 World Cup.

James would be a replacement for Brazilian Douglas Costa who is set to complete a move to Italian Club Juventus.

Bayern Munich won the German Bundesliga last season beaten Borrusia Dortmund to the title.