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Football: Gareth Bale can do better, says Ancelotti

Published on Jan 18, 2014 6:39 AM
 
Real Madrid's Gareth Bale reacts during their Spanish King's Cup soccer match against Osasuna at Reyno de Navarra stadium in Pamplona on Jan 15, 2014. Bale can do better, Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Jan 17. -- FILE PHOTO: REUTERS

MADRID (AFP) - Welsh star Gareth Bale can do better, Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Friday.

Bale has been struggling to recapture his best form since returning from a calf injury but Italian Ancelotti says it is normal that he takes time to settle.

"For his first year, he's doing well," said the former Chelsea, AC Milan and Paris Saint-Germain coach.

"Of course he can do better because he needs to combine better with his teammates.

 
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