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James Rodriguez bolts locker room within 10 minutes of the final whistle

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The Colombian star has been frustrated with his spot on the roster and made a quick exit after Bayern’s disappointing draw with Ajax.

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Rumors were already swirling that James Rodriguez was frustrated with Bayern Munich head coach Niko Kovač. After the squad’s extremely disappointing 1-1 draw with Ajax in the Champions League today, the Colombian seemed to add fuel to the fire, making a conspicuously hasty exit from the locker room after the match.

James had surprisingly been left on the bench in favor of Javi Martinez. He did not enter the game until the 62nd minute when he replaced Arjen Robben. While it would only be speculation to say that James may have felt slighted, his earlier frustration with Kovač likely came into play with his decision to make a quick exit from the Allianz Arena.

Silent lightning-fast exit by @jamesdrodriguez. Already at 23:02 o’clock, just 10 minutes (!) after the final whistle, the Colombian sped out of the arena freshly showered. Frustration potential seems high. @SPORT1 #fantalk

With three disappointing results in a row, frustration inside and outside of the Bayern locker room is certainly growing. The upcoming days and games should yield some idea of how the roster will react to the disappointment of the last two weeks.