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Real Madrid coach praises Bale, calls for patience with Isco

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Real Madrid's interim coach, Santiago Solari, on Saturday praised Welsh forward Bale while calling for patience with Spanish Alarcon, who has yet to regain top level following his appendix

After taking the helm of the Spanish squad replacing fired Julen Lopetegui, changed Bale's position from the right to the left wing, the former Tottenham Hotspur player's favourite spot, reports

"I have liked him in all positions; he is able to play on the left, on the right, as a striker -- as he did for a while the other day in Pilsen (against Viktoria Plzen) -- attacking and even as left-back, where he started, and he can put a perfect performance," said at a press conference on the eve of Sunday's clash against Celta Vigo.

said Bale needs to maintain the performance he put in during the Los Blancos 5-0 win over Viktoria Plzen in the Group G Matchday 4 of on Wednesday, when the Welsh assisted on one goal and scored another one himself.

As for Isco, who did not make the starting lineup in three games under the interim coach, Solari hailed the as a

"He is training to regain top form. He comes after a delicate and being 100 percent fit is not easy, but he is training to achieve that," he added.

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First Published: Sat, November 10 2018. 19:48 IST
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