Real Madrid chiefs are unhappy with Jose Mourinho’s antics during transfer negotiations. Real have been attempting to broker a price with Chelsea for Eden Hazard, who they see as a replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo should he move on.
However, Don Balon says Mourinho is proving a stubborn obstacle in negotiations, insisting the Belgian shouldn’t be allowed to leave for anything less than James Rodriguez arriving in the opposite direction. Real directors are upset with Mourinho’s obstinance, insisting James is ‘untouchable’ and fearing Chelsea’s stand will unsettle the Colombian. And with Mourinho and James counting on Jorge Mendes as their agent, Real know the player will be kept up-to-speed over every detail of the behind-the-scenes talks