Ancelotti vows to play ‘best in the world’ player against Getafe

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Real Madrid will host Getafe this weekend, before going away to Manchester City in the Champions League second leg semi-final clash.

Carlo Ancelotti has admitted he’s taking this game seriously, and will play star man Vinicius Jr for this game.

“We want to win tomorrow. Our focus is not on City,” the Real Madrid manager told reporters during Friday’s press conference.

“[Thibaut] Courtois will play tomorrow. Vinicius, we will see whether he starts or not. But he will play tomorrow. I talked to him, he feels very good. Vinicius is the best player in the world, or very close to be.

“We will play a very demanding game tomorrow, against a team that’s fighting relegation so I will use a fresh and energetic XI. Some players are tired, so I won’t risk them tomorrow.

“I won’t tell you who will play tomorrow because I don’t want to give Getafe an advantage.”