Bayern Munich keen on Real Madrid forward James Rodriguez as Carlo Ancelotti looks for a reunion

Bayern Munich are keen on Real Madrid forward James Rodriguez as the Colombian continues to struggle to get into Zinedine Zidane’s team.

The story makes the front page of Spanish sports newspaper Marca, who claim Bayern manager Carlo Ancelotti wants the former Monaco man for his team.

Ancelotti brought James to the Bernabeu after he impressed for Colombia at the 2014 World Cup and he enjoyed a strong first year at the club, but has spent much of this campaign on the bench.

Marca also claim Manchester United and Juventus are keen on James, and that the player will make a decision on his future in the summer.

Ivan Rakitic meanwhile is on the front page of Mundo Deportivo, after agreeing a contract extension at Barcelona until 2021.

They report the Croatian midfielder, who starred in the Champions League comeback against PSG, describing the deal as ‘the best possible gift’ and posing on the cover with the Eiffel Tower in the palm of his hand, in reference to the sensational win over the Paris club.

Mundo Deportivo have further news on Barcelona contracts, claiming Lionel Messi will be neXt to put pen-to-paper on a long-awaited deal.

They also say deals are imminent for goalkeeper Marc Andre ter Stegen and playmaker Andres Iniesta.

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