Real Madrid paid €75m to take him from Monaco in 2014, but he has struggled to live up to those expectations, this season contributing 11 goals and 13 assists in 33 competitive games.
Both James and Pepe share the same agent – Jorge Mendes.
Manchester United have been heavily linked with a swoop for the Colombia international, who turns 26 in July, but could dr21点官网op that interest in favour of Atletico Madrid’s Anto真人外围投注ine Griezmann.
There have already been multiple reports of a deal with Pepe, as the 34-year-old defender is out of contract this summer and would be a free agent to bring valuable experience to San Siro.
According to the Italian televis在线外围投注ion station, the Nerazzurri are in advanced negotiations for the pair, albeit in very different circumstances.
Sportitalia claim tonight that Inter are close to a double swoop for Real Madrid stars Pepe and James Rodriguez.
James, on the other hand, is under contract until 2020, but increasingly frustrated at the lack of playing time under Zinedine Zidane.