Ancelotti: Zidane can call me

FC Bayern München head coach Carlo Ancelotti has mischievously said that Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane can call him for advice on whether to play Isco ahead of Tuesday's crunch clash.

Bayern and Real will meet in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie at the Santiago Bernabeu with the Bavarians facing a 2-1 first-leg deficit.

Much of the press in the lead-up to the contest has been around the injured Gareth Bale and who will replace him against the German champions.

Ancelotti, who won the Champions League with Los Blancos in 2014 with Zidane as his deputy, said: "We want to win, and we need to have the perfect game for that. Zinedine Zidane hasn't told me (about who will replace Bale).

"(They) a lot of very good players who could replace him. Zinedine can call me and then I can give him a tip. We have to focus on our own team." 

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