"I wanted to be there. Unfortunately, the coach didn't want to count on me."
“I hope I can do well, it’s been a long time since I’ve been able to play a lot... It has been very hard for me."
James' star shone only briefly for Everton, but for a short while there it was glorious.
The 30-year-old attacker will link up with Laurent Blanc in Qatar after opting to leave Everton for an undisclosed fee.
The Spaniard says Everton need to be stronger in defence after they went behind twice to QPR in normal time.
James Rodriguez should not be Everton's highest-paid player and the guilt at that fact will take him to Qatar.
The 30-year-old joined Everton in September last year but looks set to leave Goodison Park this month.
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“Everton play on Monday, if they want to take me I’m ready, I’m looking forward to playing if it’s my turn."
James could join Porto on loan, with Diaz moving to Goodison Park on a permanent deal, according to reports.
The Brazilian has been linked with Paris Saint-Germain as a potential replacement for Kylian Mbappe...
Newcastle United are planning 'to hold talks' with Everton over a possible move for James Rodriguez.
"He was not available last week and he's not available this week but maybe he will be available next week."
James Rodriguez is not part of Rafa's plans and Everton have their eye on a replacement.
Everton star James Rodriguez has told Messi to seek a Juventus move so he can partner Ronaldo this season.
“It’s a shame because I was looking forward to watching him in the Premier League, but things change.”
"I don’t know what’s going to happen, I don’t know where I’m going to play."
Everton are looking to get a couple of players off their wage bill...
Rafael Benitez needs to generate funds this summer and the Toffees are willing to let up to six players leave...
The player's agent Jorge Mendes is looking for a "solution" as he edges towards exiting Everton this summer.
Carlo Ancelotti wants to take Dominic Calvert-Lewin to Real Madrid. And, of course, he wants to sign James Rodriguez again...
Ancelotti and James Rodriguez have a special bond, evidently. But they're hardly Peter and Junior, or Neil and Paddy...
"If I stay at Everton] that’s fine... The cycle for me with Real Madrid is closed.”
Carlo Ancelotti guided Everton to a 10th-placed finish last season...
Richard Keys has criticised James Rodriguez for his alleged lack of commitment to Everton.
Everton boss Ancelotti says the Colombian will miss the final match of the season with a calf injury.
“I’m reasonably happy with how I am playing for Everton. I think there’s more to come and I can hit some better form."
Inconsistency has dogged the Toffees since they went top of the table in October.
Spell on sidelines was needed to ease striker's discomfort.
Carlo Ancelotti has dismissed rumours that James Rodriguez does not like the weather on Merseyside