After the closing of the transfer market this Tuesday, it was confirmed that James Rodríguez must remain in Everton For this season. The interest of Italian football was not made official despite the insistence of his agent. He has not yet made his debut in this campaign.
In recent weeks they tried to place him in calcium clubs, however, the proposals never materialized. There was an approach from Porto, ruled out shortly after, because it aroused minimal interest in coach Sérgio Conceição.
His present at Everton is complex. At the beginning of this campaign, he had to comply with quarantine due to close contact with a positive for the virus. He missed the first two games against Southampton and Leeds. Nor did he play the third against Brighton as he was with few training sessions.
The technician Rafa Benítez was always reserved about the future of the Colombian. He limited himself to saying that he was counting on him until August 31.
James would have another chance to change teams in January 2022 during the winter market. During his broadcasts on Twitch he recognized that he would like to play in Italian soccer.
Everton will play the fourth round of the Premier League after this qualifying round. He will receive Burnley on Monday, September 13.