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Mbappé arrival talk no factor in Real Madrid draw - Ancelotti

Carlo Ancelotti insisted that Real Madrid's players haven't been distracted by talk linking the club with Kylian Mbappé after a 1-1 draw at Rayo Vallecano on Sunday opened up the LaLiga title race.

Joselu put the visitors ahead in the third minute in Vallecas, before former Madrid forward Raúl de Tomás equalised from the penalty spot, and defender Dani Carvajal was sent off in added time.

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The result leaves Madrid -- whose chances of landing Mbappé increased this week, after the forward informed Paris Saint-Germain that he intends to leave this summer -- six points clear at the top of the LaLiga table, with second-placed Girona playing away at Athletic Club on Monday.