Everton sign Real Madrid midfielder Rodriguez on two-year deal

Baku, September 8, AZERTAC

Everton have signed Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez from La Liga champions Real Madrid on a two-year contract, the Premier League club said on Monday, according to Reuters.

Financial details of the deal were not disclosed but British media reported that Everton paid around 20 million pounds ($26.33 million) for the 29-year-old who had a year left on his contract with the Spanish side.

Rodriguez is Everton’s second major signing in the close-season following the arrival of Brazilian midfielder Allan from Napoli.

Everton finished 12th last term and begin their new Premier League campaign with a trip to Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday.

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