After nine years at the club, Isco may leave Real Madrid.
The playmaker from Malaga arrived as a 21-year-old kid and will likely leave as a 30-year-old man — a father of two boys, a 4-time Champions League winner.
And if Madrid secures the league title this summer, a 3*-time La Liga champion.
With his contract expiring in July of 2022, it appears that Madrid and Isco have agreed to part ways.
Reports from various outlets in Spain, including MARCA and AS, have suggested that Sevilla are one of the top clubs interested in signing Isco as a free agent.
Current Sevilla coach, Julen Lopetegui, answered the following question regarding the midfielder:
“I’m only going to talk about the players who are going to help us continue competing at the top.
“Those who are outside of the club make no sense talking about them.
“But he is a great footballer, and I can’t hide my admiration for Isco”.
Isco and Lopetegui have worked together at various Spanish national team levels.
Their paths coincided again during Lopetegui’s brief spell as Real Madrid manager from August – to October 2018.
As a player of Isco’s unique ability, Lopetegui’s tactical set-up and principles of play are always a great match.
If the two were to link up again next season, Lopetegui could be the manager to re-ignite the final years of Isco’s Career.
Isco’s Career at Real Madrid.
Isco’s Career peaked in the 2016/17 season after replacing Gareth Bale from the starting lineup.
He played as a Free-roaming midfielder with Ronaldo, and Benzema dominated the box.
However, Due to some nagging injuries, his performance suffered.
Isco lost place due to not fitting in the system for other managers.
In Conclusion, Isco Played a big part in Real Madrid’s recent success, and just like Bale, Los Blancos should immortalise his legacy at the club.
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