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James Rodriguez is currently away on international duty with Colombia and has been urged to quit the Spanish giants by his national team boss Jose Peckerman.

The Real Madrid star is one of Colombia’s hottest products, but he has been out of favour at the Bernabeu since Zinedine Zidane took over, prompting his national team manager to tell the 25-year-old to quit Real Madrid.

“It is incredible that a player of that level cannot play more often,” Pekerman said ahead of Tuesday’s international friendly against Cameroon in Madrid.

“His performances and the amount he plays is important.

“I have no doubts that the situation will improve one way or another.

“For the sake of the Colombian national team it is always good for James to have continuity.

“He is committed and fully integrated and his attitude is important because we ask for 100 per cent.

“I do not want to take the responsibility of telling him what to do, but he knows what is required to resolve his situation.”

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