While many Manchester United fans will still be on a high following the signing of Romelu Lukaku from Everton, others were forced to step back into reality today as it was revealed that the club have missed out on one of their rumoured key transfer targets.
James Rodriguez has been a player surrounded by speculation this summer. Many believed the his most likely destination would be Old Trafford and a reunion with Jose Mourinho. However, in a surprise annoucement on Tuesday morning, Bayern Munich confirmed that the Colombian would in fact be join them on a two-year-deal.
With Bayern paying Madrid €10million for James’ services over two years, many United fans were left wondering why they had been priced out of a deal for the 25-year-old.
In order to vent their frustrations, Manchester United fans took to Twitter asking why their club had missed out on such a talented player…
Sad we missed out on James rodriguez we need attacking players badly and with the number 10 shirt being available we av been perfect #mufc
— ADEWALE ADELEKE (@ChairmanHKN) July 11, 2017
— Eoin (@RoyalRomelu) July 11, 2017
Really wanted Rodriguez at #mufc. We need a consistent goalscorer from the midfield, far too reliant on our strikers
— Joshgi 🇾🇪 (@JoshGI97) July 11, 2017
— blaze (@balisebitz) July 11, 2017
— Granville Sacks (@GranvilleSacks) July 11, 2017
— Lumumba Phelix (@Lumumbaphelix) July 11, 2017
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