the main points
- Isco may meet again with Rafa Benitez if Everton can meet Real Madrid’s requirements
- Newcastle looms as a sensible landing spot to give Isco much needed playing time
- Isco is unlikely to get first-team chances with Juventus
At least two clubs are interested in receiving Francisco Roman Alarcón Suarez, better known as Isco, from Real Madrid once his contract expires next summer.
The 29-year-old attacking midfielder has been struggling for regular playing time under Carlo Ancelotti, and an impending exit is inevitable.
. Juventus and Newcastle United are reportedly interested in his services.
With Real Madrid, the Spanish footballer was used by Ancelotti only six times.
Isco has only scored once and has yet to score a minute later in the UEFA Champions League.
Given his current situation, it appears that Isco is set to leave the Santiago Bernabeu.
Although Real Madrid’s application fee is not yet known, it is likely that it will be affordable. Teams that researched the possibility of acquiring Isco were allegedly asked to cash out 6 million pounds ($8.2 million) last summer, according to The Mirror.
Given his plight, those numbers are expected to be much lower by the January transfer window.
Between Newcastle and Juventus, Isco’s preference to have time to play and be a regular player will be a highlight.
Given the rebuilding of the Magpies under new management, the move to St.
And The Boot Room suggested Isco is unlikely to get much playing time with Juventus, as he is unlikely to be the first choice.
Aside from Newcastle and Juventus, another team that could make sense for the struggling midfielder is Everton.
Isco could get more playing time with the Toffees, and his past links with Rafa Benitez could also affect him – according to a report from Mundo Deportivo.
The voices for the reunion have increased with reports from Defensa Central that Benitez is pushing for a reunion with Isco, realizing that a player of his caliber would be hard to miss.