Manchester United fans divided on potential James Rodriguez deal

According to reports in The Independent, Manchester United are stepping up their efforts to sign out-of-favour Real Madrid attacking midfielder James Rodriguez.

Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho is on the verge of completing an initial £75m deal to sign Everton striker Romelu Lukaku, but with Wayne Rooney going the opposite away he is looking to sign a new number ten.

Rodriguez has fallen down the pecking order under Zinedine Zidane at the Bernabeu and was left out of the squad for the Champions League final success against Juventus, despite scoring 11 goals and providing a further 13 assists in 33 appearances in all competitions for the La Liga winners.

United supporters were quick to have their say on the rumour via social media, and while some would definitely be keen to sign him and feel he would fit in well to the current team, others aren’t so keen on the idea.

Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction…