Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has played down talk of loaning out Casemiro.

The young Brazilian has found himself on the outer of Ancelotti's plans.

"We have not talked about this. I talked to him and he understands the situation.

"It is difficult for him to find space and must wait for the time to play," said Ancelotti.

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