Colombia midfielder, James Rodriguez has left Everton without playing a match
the 30-year-old has joined Qatari club Al Rayyan, who are managed by former
Manchester United defender Laurent Blanc
The Colombia international traveled to the Middle East at the weekend with
the transfer window in the region still open until the end of the month.
The former Real Madrid midfielder, 30, became the highest-paid player in Everton’s
history when he joined the club on a two-year deal in 2020 under then-manager
He scored six goals in 26 appearances for the Toffees in his debut season in English
football, but his future at the club was thrown into doubt following Ancelotti’s shock
return to Real Madrid in June.
The 2014 World Cup Golden Boot winner had an option to move to Portugal during
the transfer window but a deal could not be agreed with Porto.