James Rodriguez admits he was surprised to see Zinedine Zidane step down from his role as head coach of Real Madrid.
Zidane made the shock announcement at a news conference on Thursday, just five days on from winning his third successive Champions League title, having taken charge of the first team in January 2016.
Asked if he was surprised by the news, he told reporters: "A little bit, yes, because he's had three years there where he has practically won everything.
"It's a little bit strange, no? But it was his decision. I think he did good things in all three years."
James' own future has come under scrutiny in the wake of Zidane's decision to leave.
Bayern have an option to sign the Colombia international on a permanent deal during his loan spell, but there are suggestions he could decide to return to Madrid for 2018-19.