Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti is enjoying the recent form of winger Jese Rodriguez after he scored in Thursday's 2-0 win over Osasuna.
Jese has been in fine form of late, scoring the winner against Valencia prior to the mid-season break before assisting Karim Benzema's opener shortly after coming on in Monday's 3-0 win over Celta Vigo.
The 20-year-old scored his third goal of the season on Thursday in the Copa del Rey and Ancelotti feels his recent performances must be enjoyed by all at the Bernabeu.
"He played well, worked hard, scored and was involved in the match. He is an important player and is in good form and we have to enjoy that," said Ancelotti before calming fears that his 70th-minute withdrawal was due to injury."
He added: "He only came off because of a cramp.
"(Gareth) Bale did very well and was dangerous, while Jese and Cristiano (Ronaldo) combined well."
Victory over Osasuna marked Real's fourth win in a row, in a week when Ancelotti was also boosted by Xabi Alonso agreeing a new contract with the club.
The Italian also moved to dismiss speculation that striker Alvaro Morata is set to leave the club.
"We signed a deal with a very important player in Xabi Alonso and that is very good for us," he said.
"We have not changed our plan (on Morata) and, also, (he) has not asked to leave. I am very happy with him."
|Coach: C. Ancelotti|
for Jesé 70'
for K. Benzema 81'
for Illarramendi 88'
|Southampton need three January signings, says Watson|
|Liverpool can make Champions League, says fanzine editor|
|Walsh: Hull clash crucial for Leicester|
|Toure, Aubameyang and Enyeama make shortlist for African gong|
|Docherty backs Chelsea to win two-horse race|
|Liverpool could benefit from Hyypia influence - Scales|
|Saudi Arabia name Asian Cup squad|
|Forty-year-old Cahill no problem for Postecoglou|
|Wenger criticism baffles Redknapp|
|Leicester must strengthen in window - Walsh|
|United not title contenders - Docherty|
|Koeman: Southampton youngsters will get a chance|
|Dyche empathises with Liverpool striker crisis|
|Cagliari turn to Zola|
|Rooney thanks Van Gaal for Christmas break|
|Cruzeiro offer Paulinho Tottenham exit chance|
|Carlisle´s wife grateful to Burnley|
|Katebe called up to Zambia AFCON squad|
|Cape Verde name AFCON squad|
|Finke names much-changed Cameroon squad|
|Grant omits World Cup troublemakers for AFCON|
|Blackpool striker Ranger goes AWOL|
|Allardyce relishing Mourinho meeting|
|Ashley fails to increase Rangers stake|
|Crystal Palace v Southampton: Koeman calls for focus|
|Warnock targeting striker in January|
|Chelsea v West Ham: Adrian vows visitors will attack|
|Heskey signs short-term deal at Bolton|
|Everton v Stoke City: Martinez eyes strong form|
|Juninho defends David Luiz|
|Burnley v Liverpool: Dyche defends Rodgers ahead of Turf Moor test|
|Arsenal v QPR: Wenger eyes festive momentum|
|Liverpool are growing in confidence, says Rodgers|
|Redknapp: Austin future could depend on survival|
|Martinez wants Everton consistency|
|Barca want Neymar until 2020, says agent|
|Jones undeterred by pressure of Liverpool starting role|
|Allardyce ´knows how to beat managers´ - Carroll|
|Jones playing for a new contract|
|China select Evergrande spine for Asian Cup|
|A-League Preview: Koren tips City to build|
|Khedira keen to fight for Real spot|