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James Rodríguez's Real Madrid days appear over from Zidane response

Asked about James Rodriguez, Zinedine Zidane said he does not know if the playmaker will play for Real Madrid again.

Zidane unsure if James will play for Real Madrid again

Zinedine Zidane is unsure if James Rodríguez will play for Real Madrid ever again.

WIll James play again for Madrid?

James, 28, has been linked with a move away from Madrid and was left out of the squad for Friday's 2-0 LaLiga win over Deportivo Alavás.

No James in sight | Marco Asensio of Real Madrid celebrates with teammates.

No James in sight | Marco Asensio of Real Madrid celebrates with teammates.

It marked the second straight game in which the Colombia international has not been in the squad.

Asked if James would play for Madrid again, Zidane told a news conference: "I don't know."

James arrived at Madrid from Monaco in 2014, but spent the previous two seasons on loan at Bayern Munich.

He has played just 14 games this campaign, scoring one goal.