Ten years later, they announced the reasons why the Colombian did not wear Red Devil
James Rodríguez has had a dream start with Everton in the Premier League.
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When James Rodriguez took the leap to the European continent and went from the Argentine Banfield to Porto of Liga Nos, was close to reaching the Manchester United, but failed as the club felt it lacked speed and would not work in the Premier League.
After the Red Devils followed him from 2006, when he was in the Envigado Colombian, in the end they discarded him because they considered that he did not possess the necessary qualities to excel in English football.
“It is not fast enough, you will probably have problems with Premier League intensity and it is not suitable for this country”Was the final report from United’s vision department in 2010, which was released by The Telegraph.
“He was born for the big stages.”
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10 years later, after going through Monaco, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid, the Colombian striker he’s having a dream season with Everton, precisely in the Premier League, where he has already scored 3 goals and 2 assists in only 4 games played.
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Now the logical question is Will they regret at Old Trafford not signing him 10 years ago? Maybe at some point later in the season the question can be answered by the right people.