Monaco announce Joao Moutinho, James Rodriguez signings

Porto will make a massive profit on both, with Moutinho costing 11 million euros when he signed from Sporting in July 2010. Rodriguez signed the same month from Argentine club Banfield for 5.1 million euros.

updated: May 24, 2013 21:26 IST
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Paris: AS Monaco have reached agreement with Porto to sign Joao Moutinho and James Rodriguez, the club announced on Friday.

The Portuguese champions revealed that the deal was worth a combined fee of 70 million euros ($90.6m).

Monaco, who will be back in the French top flight next season after winning the second-tier title, said 26-year-old Portuguese international midfielder Moutinho and 21-year-old Colombian international forward Rodriguez had both agreed five-year deals.

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