Arsenal and Liverpool have suffered a big blow in their race to sign former Real Madrid and current Bayern Munich player James Rodriguez.
The Colombian who was in his second-year loan with Bayern Munich has made it clear of his intentions of an eager return to Spain.
Due to that, James Rodriguez has reportedly offered himself to Real Madrid rival Atletico Madrid in a controversial transfer plan.
Bayern Munich are also said to have the option of permanently signing the attacking midfielder for €40million.
Arsenal and Liverpool would have signed the perfect player in their clubs to cement their midfield and in the chase of more titles.