Many Everton fans have been left fuming as a transfer update emerged on James Rodriguez.
Speaking on El Chiringuito TV, sports journalist Edu Aguirre has claimed that Rafa Benitez has told the Colombia international that he ‘doesn’t count on him’, and added that Rodriguez ‘wants to play’ and is ‘looking for a away out’.
Should Everton have kept Rodriguez?
The former Real Madrid star was such a key player for the Merseyside club in the 2020/21 term, scoring six goals and making a further nine assists in 26 games in total over all competitions (Transfermarkt).
His creativity in the final third of the pitch may be vital for their hopes of achieving European qualification next season, but it seems as if the 30-year-old may be forced out of the Toffees after just one campaign.
Thus, it is not a surprise at all to see so many Blues supporters fuming after hearing the news.
Everton fans on Rodriguez transfer update
These EFC fans fumed as the transfer update on Rodriguez was shared on Twitter:
“This better not be true.”
“Woah woah woah Benitez?? Been in the club a minute my guy can’t be telling Rodriguez he’s not wanted”
“We finally have a player of world-class ability who WANTS to stay here, but he’s being told to leave? Everton that.”
“If this is true, RAFA OUT”
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