Real Madrid midfielder Cristian Rodriguez signs for Napoli

Real Madrid will reportedly pay €16m for Napoleonic midfielder Cristiano Rodriguez.

The Napoli captain will be available for sale in January, with Manchester City’s Etienne Capoue and Juventus’s Simone Inzaghi also expected to move for the 28-year-old.

Napoli, who have also signed AC Milan defender Alessandro Del Piero and Juventus striker Andrea Pirlo, are expected to complete the deal.

The Bianconeri have also made an enquiry about a potential signing for Manchester United’s Anthony Martial.