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James Reveals Why He Made Shock Everton Move

Colombia superstar James Rodriguez has revealed why he made a shock move from Real Madrid to Everton.

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The 29-year-old completed a surprise switch to the Merseyside club on Monday night, following six years on Los Blancos’ books, of which two seasons were spent on loan at Bayern Munich.

Despite not being at his scintillating best in recent years, the playmaker still has loads to offer football, and will be looking to regain form under Carlo Ancelotti, who he has worked under twice before and is delighted to be reuniting with.

"I am really, really happy to be at this great club, a club with so much history, and here with a manager who knows me really well," James told evertonfc.com.

"I’m looking forward to achieving great things here – and winning things, which is what everyone’s aim is.

"I’ve come here to try to improve, to get better. I’ve also come here to help the team to win, to play good football – entertaining football.

"I’m convinced, with Carlo and his technical staff, we can achieve big things and one of the big reasons (I signed) was the presence of Carlo Ancelotti.

"I have enjoyed some great times with him previously at two different clubs. That was a massive reason to come here."

Rodriguez represented the Spanish giants on 125 occasions, scoring 37 goals and assisting a further 42 strikes, winning nine trophies.

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