Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti says Gareth Bale will be available for the derby on Saturday against Atletico Madrid.

Bale will miss tonight's game with Elche due to a thigh injury.

"He did not have anything serious," explained Ancelotti.

"He had a small problem and today he has done individual work. He will be available on Saturday, not in the match against Elche. He played 60 minutes against Villarreal and played 30 against Galatasaray. He just has small problem, but not a muscle injury. I do not know what happened, but the important thing is that there is no risk if I decide to put him on the pitch on Saturday against Atlético."