Real Madrid have official Isco transfer message for chasing Chelsea
Real Madrid boss Santiago Solari expects Chelsea target Isco to remain at the club amid rumours the attacking midfielder could leave.
Isco has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons this season, with speculation on his future dominating most papers after it was revealed that he was unhappy with the lack of game time he has been receiving.
Isco has not started a league game since Solari replaced Julen Lopetegui as head coach in October and recent reports suggested that Madrid are willing to cash in over the next few transfer windows.
That has led to speculation that Chelsea could be tempted to make a move, as Maurizio Sarri is a big fan and is still looking to add some creativity to his impressive midfield.
But Solari, who has struggled as boss of Madrid, has claimed he expects Isco to stay at the club and rediscover his form, telling the Sky Sports website: “Every player here has to be committed, dedicated and keep working with hope and excitement; they are all fundamental to us.
“Isco has given us a lot of joy and he has to keep doing that. He’s a magnificent footballer and, now that we have lost Marcos Llorente, Javi Sanchez and Mariano, we’re going to need everyone.”
Would Madrid sell Isco for the right price?
They do not want to admit it, but Madrid are frustrated that Isco has not lived upto expectations that he once promised, having been one of the most exciting teenagers in world football.
So if the right offer from Chelsea, or anyone else in Europe, would surely tempt Madrid into cashing in.
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