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newsfootball2 months ago

Wouldn’t want to play when I'm too old so I want to enjoy it now, admits James Rodriguez

James Rodriguez has revealed his retirement may be looming over the horizon for him as he doesn’t want to play when he’s old. The playmaker has had a difficult debut season for Everton with injuries hurting his progress but he still has 15 goal contributions across all competitions this season.
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newsfootball8 months ago

Competition for European football is tough but that is Everton’s goal, proclaims Lucas Digne

In light of Everton’s sensational start to their season, Lucas Digne has opined that while the competition for European football is tough, Everton are capable of achieving their goal. The Toffees started the season well but three consecutive losses have seen them slip down to seventh place.
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featurefootball9 months ago

Everton have brought the fun back to Goodison and now they need to keep the faith in Don Carlo

There was a moment, for the smallest seconds, when James Rodriguez sliced open West Brom with a pass that had many screaming for joy and had mouths watering across Merseyside. The angle was so so tight and tough to make that even Lucas Digne, who made the run, didn’t believe it would reach him.
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newsfootballa year ago

Reports | James Rodriguez and Allan inching closer towards Everton moves

Sky Sports has reported that Napoli’s Allan and Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez are set to undergo medicals before they complete moves to Everton. The Toffees and new boss Carlo Ancelotti are looking to reinforce the team this summer ahead of a push for the top six next season.
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newsfootballa year ago

Reports | Everton set to make a shock move for Real Madrid’s James Rodriguez

According to the Telegraph, James Rodriguez is set to sign for Everton permanently from Real Madrid with the midfielder keen on reuniting with Carlo Ancelotti. The Colombian is reportedly out of favour at the Santiago Bernabeu and struggled to find a place in Zinedine Zidane's team last season.
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newsfootballa year ago

Had offers from Italy, China and Spain to leave Real Madrid, admits James Rodriguez

James Rodriguez has revealed that he had offers from Spain, Italy and China to leave Real Madrid last summer and admitted that the Los Blancos blocked a move to a Spanish side. The 28-year-old was signed on the back of an impressive 2014 World Cup but issues with fitness has seen him struggle.
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newsfootballa year ago

Reports | Kevin De Bruyne considering options amidst Real Madrid interest

Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne is considering his options before the next season begins, and with Real Madrid’s increasing interest, the a potential move away is on the cards. The Belgian has been a key cog for City and his recent performances have outed him as one of the best in his position.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Report | Arsenal preparing to launch bid for James Rodriguez

Arsenal are willing to launch an offer for Real Madrid playmaker James Rodriguez in the January window with the Gunners looking for reinforcements. The North London side are willing to offer €42 million for the Colombian but Los Blancos president Florentino Perez has set a €50 million price tag.
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featurefootball2 years ago

Thomas Muller, Mesut Ozil and the death of the Trequartista

In a world of heavy pressing, high defensive lines, heavy metal football and consistent robotic performances, there's no longer space for a lackadaisical brilliant player. No longer place for a defensive passenger, no longer a place for a pure trequartista to simply put on his boots and dominate.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Reports | Zinedine Zidane to allow James Rodriguez to stay at Real Madrid

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has made a rather surprising transfer u-turn over James Rodriguez, opting to keep the midfielder instead. The 28-year-old has not played a competitive game for Real Madrid in two years and has been linked with a move away as the club look to balance their books.
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