The James-Isco dilemma might have to wait. Ancelotti announced that Bale is going through a small problem on his left foot.
I still haven't made my decision, Bale had a small problem on his left foot during the training session which we have to keep an eye on, and after that I will decide the starting XI. It's true that James is doing very well on his first season here, but Isco has played very well too, it will not be easy to pick one of them but I am lucky to have these two players ready. They can also play in different positions. It's a blessing in disguise to have this "problem".
When asked about whether playes like Illarramendi or Jesé could be sent on loan next season, Ancelotti was clear.
The players we have on our roster are ready enough to play here, they don't need to be on loan or things of that nature. We can do that with Castilla players, but not with the guys we have on our roster, as they don't need to prove themselves.
Rayo are in good form, and Ancelotti is expecting a difficult match.
It will be a difficult match, Rayo know how to play and the most important thing for us is to realize the way they're gonna play. It will be a tough match, for sure. They will try to control the gme with the ball, that's why.
Khedira is thinking about his destination, but he will be used if needed, says Real's coach.
Khedira has improved his condition, if I need him I will use him because he's serious and professional.
And finally, Ancelotti spoke about the fans whistling Casillas.
I know that some fans are not supporting Casillas, but he's aware of this situation and he will use this as a motivation to keep working and improving. He's playing tomorrow and Keylor will do it on Saturday.