Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta wants to consider a move for Real Madrid star Isco – but he has shown his weakness for Premier League rivals Chelsea in the past
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Arsenal reportedly identified Isco as their main target ahead of the January transfer window – although he appears to have a soft spot for rivals Chelsea.
The Spanish playmaker had fallen out of favor at Real Madrid. PA reported that the Gunners are trying to get him to escape on a loan train until the end of the season.
Mikel Arteta is looking to add a world-class playmaker to his struggling squad after Mesut Ozil’s freeze, and a temporary move for Isco could be the answer.
Zinedine Zidane is not allowed to let him go, however, while Isco has reportedly preferred to stay in LaLiga with Sevilla to close a deal, according to reports in Spain.
Comments in an interview last year indicated that Isco has a desire to play in London – but not in the Emirates.
When asked by Soccer Bible which stadium he would like to play in, Isco replied: « Stamford Bridge ».
Isco has not played against Chelsea or Arsenal in his Los Blancos career.
A move to Arsenal could give him the chance to finally play for the clubs at Stamford Bridge, which will open on Dec.. May be playing in West London.
Arteta was asked about her transfer plans for Isco at a press conference this week, but remained on the lips.
He said, « The latest results will not change our approach to the window. And of course we can’t talk about individual players. «
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