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Sports James Rodriguez reunites with Ancelotti by sealing move to Everton

23:36  07 september  2020
23:36  07 september  2020 Source:   thescore.com

Report: Everton engaged in talks with Napoli for midfielder Allan

  Report: Everton engaged in talks with Napoli for midfielder Allan Napoli midfielder Allan could be set for a reunion with former tutor Carlo Ancelotti. Everton are reportedly in discussions with Napoli for the services of the Brazilian international, though the two sides remain €10 million apart on the 29-year-old's valuation, according to The Guardian's Fabrizio Romano. The Toffees are understood to have tabled a €25-million bid for Allan, while Napoli have requested a €35-million fee for the player who has three years left on his current deal with the 2020 Coppa Italia winners.

James Rodriguez is on the verge of completing his permanent transfer to Everton . The Colombian playmaker is set to put pen-to-paper on a The move from Real Madrid will see the Colombian reunite with manager Carlo Ancelotti . Rodriguez was spotted last week in London after flying in to seal his

Everton have now officially confirmed the signing of James Rodriguez , with the Colombian star become Carlo Ancelotti 's marquee signing of the summer. James opted to move to Goodison in order to play under Carlo Ancelotti again. He joins fellow newcomer Allan, who last week signed for

James Rodriguez in a blue shirt © Tony McArdle - Everton FC / Everton FC / Getty

Everton completed the signing of James Rodriguez from Real Madrid on Monday.

The Toffees paid £20 million for the Colombian playmaker, according to BBC Sport. He signed a two-year contract on Merseyside, with a club option for a third season.

James played under Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti at Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.

"I'm looking forward to achieving great things here - and winning things, which is what everyone's aim is," James said. "I've come here to try to improve, to get better. I've also come here to help the team to win, to play good football - entertaining football.

Report: Everton in talks to sign James Rodriguez from Real Madrid

  Report: Everton in talks to sign James Rodriguez from Real Madrid Everton are in talks with Real Madrid to sign wantaway midfielder James Rodriguez on a permanent transfer, according to Jason Burt of The Telegraph. The 29-year-old is eager to reunite with former manager Carlo Ancelotti, Burt adds. The Colombian made just eight league appearances for Real Madrid this season and is looking for a way out to revive a career that stalled at club level after his mega-money move to the Spanish capital in 2014. Ancelotti, who worked with Rodriguez at Madrid and Bayern Munich, is a known admirer of the creative left-footed playmaker."James Rodriguez? I like, I like a lot as a player," Ancelotti said last month.

James Rodriguez has completed his move to Everton . Everton have signed Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez for £22m from Real Madrid. Ancelotti signed James from Monaco as Real manager in 2014, but the former World Cup Golden Boot winner failed to truly establish himself in the

Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti reuniting with Allan and James Rodriguez is "weird" despite the quality of the duo, believes ESPN transfer expert Gab Marcotti. He believes despite the improvement the duo, plus Abdoulaye Doucoure, will offer to the Toffees' squad that in order to be a long-term success at

"I'm convinced, with Carlo and his technical staff, we can achieve big things and one of the big reasons (I signed) was the presence of Carlo Ancelotti."

The 29-year-old rose to prominence after scoring an outrageous volley for Colombia and winning the Golden Boot at the 2014 World Cup. He moved to Real Madrid later that summer and went on to win two La Liga titles and two Champions Leagues with Los Blancos. He also collected two Bundesliga crowns during an extended loan spell at Bayern Munich.

He was entering the final year of his contract at Real Madrid.

James will link up with Ancelotti's ambitious, new-look squad at Everton. Allan was signed from Napoli on Saturday while Abdoulaye Doucoure will reportedly move from Watford for around £20 million.

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Calvert-Lewin, Rodriguez star as Everton beats West Brom 5-2 .
LIVERPOOL, England — Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored a hat trick and James Rodriguez netted his first goal in English soccer as Everton beat West Bromwich Albion 5-2 in an incident-filled Premier League match featuring two red cards — including one for visiting manager Slaven Bilic. It was Everton’s second straight win to open the season — Carlo Ancelotti’s side also beat Tottenham last weekend — and it looks a team transformed with Rodriguez in the playmaker role following his off-season move from Real Madrid.

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