Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez wants to leave the club in the next 48 hours, according to reports.
The Colombian star has been tipped to leave the Santiago Bernabeu since the last January transfer window after failing to impress under Zinedine Zidane who has benched the player for most of his stay.
Reports in Spanish outlet, AS claim that Rodriguez is keen on leaving Real Madrid and wants to begin talks with interested clubs because he does not want to resume preseason duties with Real Madrid.
A host of clubs in Europe have been tipped to make a move for the 25-year-old with the likes of Manchester United, Chelsea and Paris Saint Germain all ready to slug it out for the signature of the midfielder.
James Rodriguez who arrived at the Santiago Bernabeu from AS Monaco following his heroics at the 2014 World Cup, is clearly furious at his lack of playing chances under Zidane but there are reports that the club is not ready to sell him for less after quoting a huge sum of £52million for his sale despite being surplus to requirements.
United boss Jose Mourinho is understood to be considering moves for several targets this summer, with reports that the Portuguese boss is keen on adding a replacement for Everton bound Wayne Rooney.