Despite the fact that the history between Everton and James Rodríguez was shorter than expected, the flyer decided to thank and say goodbye to the English club on their social networks. The Colombian sent a message to his teammates and the fans that they could not enjoy it at Goodison Park.
“I want to thank my teammates who welcomed me, I wish them well. I also want to thank the Everton fans, a shame not to have played at Goodison Park, it would have been very nice. I always tried to do my best and I always wanted to win, that's my mentality. I wish you the best“James posted on his Instagram account.
The 30-year-old player played 2,046 minutes in 26 games, scored 6 goals and made 8 assists, injuries did not allow him to continue to shine as he did at the start of the 2020/2021 season, he missed 22 games and was absent in the end. .
The departure of Carlo Ancelotti left him with an uncertain future at Everton, the arrival of Rafa Benítez sentenced his fate at the Toffees. The Spanish coach only gave him a few minutes in the Florida Cup and in friendly matches.
James Rodríguez now comes to Al Rayyan from Qatar to have more prominence, the Colombian has not played an official match since May 16. His debut could be on September 27 against Al-Khor.