Arsenal Keeping Tabs With 28-Year-Old Spain International
Isco is weighing up his future at Real Madrid and could still decide to leave the Bernabeu at the end of the campaign. Arsenal and Tottenham were among the teams linked with a move for the 28-year-old during the winter transfer window having struggled for first-team football under Zizou this campaign, starting only four times in the league…..Arsenal Keeping Tabs With 28-Year-Old Spain International
Isco started back-to-back games with Atalanta and Real Sociedad in Real Madrid’s last two outings and is contention for the starting XI for this weekend’s crucial Madrid derby, with Atletico Madrid five points clear of their arch-rivals at the summit of La Liga.
Spain international informed Los Blancos of his decision to leave the club last November but his changing fortunes could see alter his plans for the summer. Whether or not Zizou stays in charge at Real could also play a factor. Sevilla are interested in bidding for Isco this summer, a move he could favour to be closer to his hometown of Malaga.
Juventus manager Andrea Pirlo is also an admirer while teams in England are said to be monitoring the situation. The Gunners considered a move for the Spanish midfielder during the winter transfer window, reported at the time that any deal to bring him to Emirates Stadium would be an initial loan deal.
Arsenal eventually opted for another La Liga giants creator in Martin Odegaard, who has helped fill a creative void in the Spanish manager’s midfield. Norway international has admitted he would be open to joining the Gunners on a permanent basis at the end of the campaign.