Rodrigo has decided he will leave Atletico Madrid this summer.
AS says Manchester City are ready to meet his release clause, but Atletico are thought to be doing everything they can to keep him.
But Rodrigo has decided to leave the Wanda Metropolitano in light of the interest from City.
The Blues can sign the midfielder for his €70m buyout clause.
Rodrigo has also been linked with Bayern Munich since the end of last season.