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James Unhappy Under Zidane?

Attacker James Rodriguez has had a difficult time at Real Madrid this season, and the Colombian's father has now hinted that his son's struggles are down to new manager Zinedine Zidane.

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Many believed the former Monaco ace was destined for greatness after his individual excellence at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, and while the 24-year-old does still have age on his side, his time at Los Blancos has not been spectacular.

Rodriguez found himself on the bench often under former boss Rafael Benitez, but, according to statistics, he has actually featured less under Zidane, which has made his father, Wilson Rodriguez, concerned.

The star's dad recently told Marca that "James hasn't done well from the change of manager", suggesting that his son is becoming frustrated with life at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Rodriguez played 57% of the minutes he was available for under Benitez before the Spaniard was sacked, while, under current manager Zidane, he has played a mere 52% of the potential time on the pitch.

Furthermore, the Colombian playmaker has also featured for a total of just 20 minutes in Los Blancos' past three matches, with the player remaining on the bench for the full 90 minutes in El Clasico last weekend.

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Rodriguez has been linked with moves away from Spain, and should he continue to be overlooked, the player might just seek a transfer at the end of the season. 

Do you think Rodriguez is becoming unhappy under Zidane at Real? Let us know in the comments section below. 

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