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Everton 'signed James Rodriguez for FREE' after decided to get his £140k-a-week wages off their books... but Bernabeu club 'will get a share of any future transfer fee' The Colombian completed his move from to Everton this week Rodriguez, 29, will work under manager Carlo Ancelotti for the third time  Reports in Spain say Real agreed to transfer him to Merseyside for no fee Bernabeu club were reportedly keen to get his salary off their balance sheet But Real will take a chunk of transfer fee should Everton sell Rodriguez on 

By Adam Shergold for MailOnline

Published: 08:36 BST, 10 September 2020 | Updated: 08:37 BST, 10 September 2020

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'allowed James Rodriguez to join Everton for free' to get the Colombian off their wage bill - but they will take a chunk of any future sell-on fee.

The 29-year-old attacking midfielder completed his move from the Bernabeu to Goodison Park on Tuesday, signing a two-year contract with the option for a further season.

It sees Rodriguez link up with manager Carlo Ancelotti for the third time, having played under the Italian at both Real and Bayern Munich.

James Rodriguez completed his transfer from Real Madrid to Everton earlier this week

James Rodriguez completed his transfer from to Everton earlier this week

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