Zinedine Zidane is a big James Rodriguez fan
The Colombian superstar has endured a difficult season at the Bernabeu, starting just nine La Liga games.
He’s struggled for form and fitness and it’s led to question marks over his future.
Some Spanish news outlets have claimed Real are looking to offload him when the transfer window reopens this summer.
But boss Zidane insists Rodriguez is still in his thoughts
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He said: “I think about him every day, like I do with everyone else.
“We need everyone. We need the regular starters and players to come on as subs for them.
“With James, I feel the same way as I do about all of the others.
“It's true that he's played less but I love him as much as the rest.”