JAMES: "PREMIER LEAGUE IS TOO PHYSICAL!"

In: World Cup

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Colombia star James Rodriguez says he'd rather play in La Liga than move to England.

The 22-year-old's future has been the subject of much debate after his electrifying performances at this World Cup, but James says the Premier League is not for him, for now at least.

"I've said in the past I'd like to play in Spain one day because it is a league that is good technically and you get a lot of touches on the ball, which is my style," he said.

"The Premier League is maybe a bit physical at this stage."

"But I'm a Monaco player and I'm not thinking about anything like that at the moment. I am now just concentrating on Brazil, which is going to be a wonderful experience."

James takes centre-stage again on Friday night as his Colombia side take on Brazil in the quarter-finals.

WATCH IT See Paz and Bez's video round-up of the quarter-finals on motdmag.com this Monday!

READ IT Look out for our full-length interview with James Rodriguez, coming soon to Match of the Day magazine

SALAH! Scored more than anyone EVER in single 38-game season!

MOURINHO! You're being mean to players like Marcus Rashford, Jose... and we don't like it!