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Real Madrid coach Zidane: Bale, James not injured - but won't play

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane admits Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez are fit - but will not face Eibar.

The pair didn't train again on Friday and Zidane has admitted they're not in a state to play.

"It's not that they're injured, they're not available to play," Zidane said.

"They're going to go off with their national teams and then they have five or six days... we'll see if they're ready to play with their national teams.

"They've done some work on the grass, but they haven't worked with the team.

"Then they'll have six days to see if they [can] play... or not.

"When you don't train with the team, you can't play.

"It's they who decide whether they train with the team and they're still missing something in order to do this."

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