Many Everton fans have been left to rage as James Rodriguez has been ruled out of their game away at Aston Villa in the Premier League.
Speaking in his pre-game press conference ahead of the match against Dean Smith’s men, Carlo Ancelotti confirmed that the former Real Madrid star as well as Yerry Mina and Jean-Philippe Gbamin will not be able to play any part.
Has Rodriguez been a success at Everton?
Rodriguez will be a big miss, given the creative spark and flair that he offers from midfield, as well as his eye for a goal and key pass, with six goals and nine assists in 25 games in total over all competitions so far in the 2020/21 term (Transfermarkt).
With the Goodison Park faithful chasing European qualification, Ancelotti will be hoping that other players like Gylfi Sigurdsson can step up and fill the void left by the Colombia international against AVFC.
Everton fans on Rodriguez injury
These Toffees raged as the injury update on Rodriguez was shared on Twitter, with one Blues supporter even going as far as to claim that the 29-year-old is becoming a ‘massive problem’:
“Something smells a bit off with James. May not see him play for us again.”
“What’s James made of rice paper?”
“James Rodriguez has had so many small injuries this season God help us if he got a big injury…get rid of him and Mina 6ft 5 giant who’s always injured as well”
“Gonna keep banging the drum, James is becoming a massive problem!”
“Mina and Rodriguez are made of glass. I can see why, they struggled at Barca and Real.”
“Them Colombians are made of twiglets.”
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