The Atletico Madrid winger is looking for a solution after seeing his Parma loan come under threat due to the Italian club's grave financial issues.
Silvestre Varela and Cristian Rodriguez were two bright spots as Parma’s battle against relegation got even tougher.
The Uruguayan has completed a move from Atletico Madrid.
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has expressed a desire to keep Queens Park Rangers-linked Cristian Rodriguez on his books.
The wide-man is barely playing for the La Liga champions this season.
Christian Rodriguez has fallen out of favour at Atletico Madrid - with Everton and Aston Villa just two of a number of teams trying to secure his transfer.
Queens Park Rangers are reportedly looking at Atletico Madrid's Cristian Rodriguez for the new year.
Gus Poyet has stated his intention to bring four new players to Sunderland by the end of the week.
Sunderland target Cristian Rodriguez may have moved one step closer to exiting Madrid, after the Spanish champions tied up a deal for Antoine Griezmann.
The Uruguayan winger has been linked with Sunderland, so what do their fans need to know about him?