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Annoyed Zidane Comments On James’ Rumours

Chelsea and Arsenal are reportedly interested in £65 million (R1.1 billion)-rated Real Madrid star James Rodriguez, and his manager Zinedine Zidane now commented on the rumours.

Read: Reports: Zidane Tells Star He Can Leave Real

The Frenchman allegedly told Rodriguez to find a new club after he has fallen behind the likes of Lucas Vazquez, Isco and Marco Asensio in the pecking order.

Arsenal, Chelsea, Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus were the latest clubs linked with the Colombian, but Zidane seems to be getting tired of the speculation.

“James is here, I am happy with how he played and he will be staying here,” he said, as quoted by AS.

“I will always respond in the same way to that, I'm tired of having to give a response. My stance is not going to change.”

Zidane also gave an update on his transfer plans, but didn't give his side's fans hope of much further movement in the market befoe the window closes in less than two weeks.

“We are going to wait till the 31st but I don't think anyone else will come in,” he added.

“The squad is complete, but anything can happen. I am happy with the squad and with the players we have.

“Regardless of what happens, I hope to be here in a year's time and I'll say the same thing. I'm happy with the players I've got, these same players won the Champions League.

“I'm not sure if I've convinced you but that is that.”

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Rodriguez joined Real for €75 million (R1.1 billion) after a brilliant 2014 World Cup campaign, scoring 25 goals and assisting a further 28 in 79 games for Los Blancos.

Do you think James should leave Real? Have your say in the comments section below.

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