James Rodriguez pockets €6.5m a year on Bayern loan, claims Football Leaks

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The Colombia star sealed a loan switch to the Bundesliga this summer, and his alleged contract with Die Roten was leaked to the press on Friday

Football Leaks has claimed that Bayern Munich will pay out €6.5 million a year to James Rodriguez for the duration of his two-year loan from Real Madrid. 

Germany daily Der Spiegel carried the latest reports from the notorious website, this time focusing on the Colombia No.10 as they revealed what purports to be the contract signed with Bayern. 

According to the information published, James will earn a total of €13m after tax for his stint in the Bundesliga. 

That sum works out at €541,670 a month, with his new club, as the contract reportedly stipulates, taking care "of all German income taxes and social security contributions."

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James is also set to pocket €250,000 if he reaches 12 goals in his first Bundesliga season, and a further €250,000 should he hit the net on 20 occasions. 

Bayern, meanwhile, have agreed to pay Madrid a total of €13m for the two years covered in the loan agreement, with the first installment of €6.5m due on September 15. 

If the Bavarians choose to make the transfer permanent in June 2019, they have the option to pay out €42m to Real and sign James.

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