Real Madrid want to sort out the James situation as soon as possible. The Colombian is still on holiday, but he has to return to Real Madrid on 29th July. As a result, the club have asked for a meeting with Jorge Mendes to try and organise his departure before that date.
Chelsea end their tour of Japan on a high thanks to goals from Tammy Abraham and Ross Barkley in a fairly comfortable 2-1 victory over Barcelona in the Rakuten Cup match at the Saitama Stadium. Ivan Rakitic gave Chelsea a scare late on with an absolute screamer.