Qatari side Al Rayyan have announced the signing of Everton midfielder James Rodriguez for an undisclosed period.
The 30-year-old wasnt in the plans of new Everton manager Raphael Benitez after starring under Carlo Ancelotti in the oast season.
There had been reports that the player was on the verge of joining Portuguese giants FC Porto in the summer but a deal fell through in the last minutes while Turkish side Istanbul Basaksehir also showed interest in his services.
Everton were said to be keen on offloading the player who was on over £200,000 a week to reduce their wage bill with the player having traveled to Qatar on Monday to seal the deal.
In his time at Everton, the Colombian made 26 appearances and scored six goals in the process.