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Real Madrid coach Zidane discusses James, Mariano futures

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane insists he expects James Rodriguez to stay this season.

Speaking after victory against Stade de Reims for the Bernabeu Trophy last night, Zidane also discussed Mariano Diaz's future.

On James, Zizou said: “James is here, I am happy with how he played and he will be staying here. 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."

And for Mariano, he added: "We'll have to see.

"For the time being he's here with us. He's a Madrid player, he hasn't be unveiled as a signing because he's come up from Castilla. We'll see what happens between now and 31 August, but right now he's here with us and he's happy."

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