OFFICIAL: Real Madrid confirm James suffers soleus injury on his right leg

James Rodriguez has been diagnosed with muscle injury in the right soleus after the tests today.

The Colombian midfielder started his side’s 1-1 draw with Real Valladolid on Saturday and was taken off before the hour mark, being replaced by Vinicius Junior.

And the 28-year-old seemed to pick up an injury as Madrid revealed he had been sent for tests on Monday.

“After the tests carried out today on our player James Rodríguez by the Real Madrid Medical Services he has been diagnosed with a muscle injury in the right soleus,” a statement read.

And his recovery will continue to be assessed, according to Real Madrid official website.