Valencia ahead Rodrigo is on the verge of a £55million transfer to La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid.
Rodrigo scored 14 in 50 appearances in all competitions for Valencia final season, and was additionally an everyday for the Spanish nationwide group.
Though Atletico’s precedence was to signal James Rodriguez from cross-town rivals Real Madrid, a stalemate in talks has resulted within the focus turning to Rodrigo, who will present competitors for Diego Costa, Alvaro Morata and Joao Felix.
Rodrigo Moreno appears to be like to be on his method out of Valencia, with Atletico Madrid poised to signal him
The ahead scored 15 in 51 appearances in all competitions final season for Valencia
In reality, the deal is so superior that Rodrigo didn’t take part in coaching on Tuesday, has already mentioned goodbye to his teammates and is on his option to Madrid, in keeping with Spanish outlet MARCA.
Valencia had been initially extraordinarily eager to maintain Rodrigo, however Atletico’s hefty provide was an excessive amount of to show down for proprietor Peter Lim.
There may be concern from Valencia followers that, with lower than a month of the switch window to go and the La Liga season beginning this weekend, inadequate time has been given to discover a substitute for Rodrigo.
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has invested closely in his squad this summer season
The 28-year-old, who had a short spell on-loan at Bolton in 2010-2011, got here via the Real Madrid youth system earlier than making his identify at Benfica.
He scored 45 in three seasons in Portugal, which led to a transfer to Valencia in 2014, initially on-loan, and his worldwide debut for Spain.
However he signed completely the next summer season for £27million and regardless of a sluggish begin has turn out to be a key participant for each membership and nation, notably up to now two seasons.
Rodrigo has scored 5 in 18 caps for Spain, together with a purpose within the UEFA Nations League in opposition to England at Wembley final September.