According to Italian reporter and transfer professional Nico Schira, Everton have offered Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez a four-year contract as manager Carlo Ancelotti has the Colombian on top of his summer transfer wishlist.
Carlo #Ancelotti’s first option is constantly #JamesRodriguez. #Everton have offered a 4-years contract to the colombian player, who’ll leave RealMadrid in the next months. #Coutinho (likewise Tottenham and Chelsea are interested) and #Lozano are the fallbacks for #Toffees. #transfers #EFC
— Nicolò Schira (@NicoSchira) April 27, 2020
The 28- year-old is set to leave Madrid this summer when the six-year contract he checked in 2014 ends, and he might be on his way to Goodison Park to reunite with Ancelotti as soon as again having actually likewise done so during a loan spell at Bayern Munich.
The Italian remained in the dugout at the Santiago Bernabeu in between 2013 and 2015, and Rodriguez was a key player under him, playing 46 times throughout all competitions in 2014-15– the most games he has actually ever played in one season all his profession.
The two-time Champions League winner has actually played simply 13 times this term, and will wish to find the form that saw Madrid sprinkle ₤63 million at the next club he bets.
At 28, Rodriguez is far from completed, and routine playing minutes might get him back on track.
Everton might do with his imagination in the middle of the park, and Ancelotti may be able to highlight the very best in him once again.
Signing him free of charge ways there isn’t much threat included, however handing him a four-year offer looks desperate as a much shorter offer would assist ensure that both celebrations can accept part ways if things do not exercise as anticipated.