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PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! James Rodriguez has insisted he is happy at Everton after helping inspire the Blues to a first Merseyside derby win at Anfield since 1999. The Colombian set up the opener for Richarlison as Carlo Ancelotti 's side ran out 2-0 winners on Saturday to move level on points with Liverpool in the Premier League table. Victory for the Blues came just days after reports in Spain had claimed the Colombian is unhappy in England and wanting to quit Goodison after just one season. Everton boss Ancelotti dismissed such speculation in his pre-match press conference before Saturday's clash with the Reds. Read More Related Articles The £100m Erling Braut Haaland mistake that Everton made Read More Related Articles Titanic Hotel meeting and Duncan Ferguson's key role - how Carlo Ancelotti masterminded Everton derby win And now, when reflecting on the Blues' famous victory over Jurgen Klopp's side, Rodriguez has issued his own emphatic response. "I am happy. We all know it is a new stage for me," he told Marca Claro. "Almost 30 years old, I am fine. I am happy for every new thing that is added to my life. It all adds up. "It was tough. Everyone knows that Liverpool is a great team. I think it’s a team that is in the top three of those who play football well. "I’m happy to have helped my team win. Since 1999, Everton haven’t won (at Anfield), so we’ve made history.
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. I hope we can continue well."
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Rodriguez has found himself targeted by opposing defenders at times this season, but, with Everton five points off the Champions League places and boasting a game in hand, is determined to help the Blues build on their historic Merseyside derby victory. "We always want to win," he said. "There are games in which things go well and others in which things go wrong. "Football is very physical now. There are teams that don’t have much quality, but they want to win by force, making fouls. "We are ready in each game and what we do want is to play well. "Sometimes it happens and sometimes it doesn’t, but hey… it’s part of football."
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He continued: "Something tough is coming for Everton. Everyone knows that in the Premier League every three days, every game, it’s like a final. "You have to be ready and have a strong mind to win."
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