Real Madrid No2 Aitor Karanka heaped praise on Kaka after his performance in victory at Deportivo La Coruna.

Kaka was on the scoresheet in the 2-1 win.

Karanka said: "We'll see how the players are. It's true that honestly he is playing well. His state of mind helps him and this is important for the team, that he is playing well and that he is another alternative. That is always positive."