Monaco announce Moutinho, Rodriguez signings

24 May 2013 02:47

AS Monaco on Friday announced that they had reached agreement with Porto to sign both Joao Moutinho and James Rodriguez for next season, with the Portuguese champions revealing that they will receive a joint fee of 70 million euros ($90.6m) for the players.

Monaco, who will be back in Ligue 1 next season after winning the second-tier title, say that 26-year-old Portuguese international midfielder Moutinho and 21-year-old Colombian international forward Rodriguez have both agreed five-year deals with the principality club.

A statement on Monaco's official website added that the duo will be presented to the media at the club's return to training.

Source: AFP