Real Madrid coach Pellegrini checks on Castilla defenders as Pepe replacement

Real Madrid coach Manuel Pellegrini promoted several of the club's Castilla squad to first team training yesterday.

Real Madrid coach Manuel Pellegrini promoted several of the club's Castilla squad to first team training yesterday.

Pellegrini is considering promoting from within as he seeks a replacement for crocked defender Pepe.

Young Castilla defenders Javier Velayos, Marcos Alonso and Gary and David Mateos all trained with the senior squad yesterday in front of Pellegrini.

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