James Rodríguez​ didn’t attend Real Madrid’s training session on Monday morning as he’s closing in on a move to Everton, according to Madrid-based journalist Arancha Rodríguez​.

Italian transfer guru Fabrizio Romano reports that negotiations are happening between Everton and Madrid, as they look to reach an agreement in the coming days. Everton are confident of landing the Colombian, meanwhile, head coach Carlo Ancelotti spoke to the 29-year-old last week regarding the move to Merseyside.