Madrid Press: Isco deal is done and dusted

Madrid Press: Isco deal is done and dusted


The major talking point to emerge in the press this morning is that of the future of Malaga playmaker Isco – who, according to As, has already agreed a deal with Real Madrid.

Under the front page headline “Isco belongs to Real Madrid”, the paper claims a 30 million euro deal has been agreed between the two clubs and the player himself has agreed personal terms. He will become the third arrival at the Santiago Bernabeu this summer following those of Daniel Carvajal and Casemiro.

Laurent Blanc’s appointment as boss at PSG has kick-started events for Los Blancos, who both Marca and As say will appoint outgoing manager at the Paris club, Carlo Ancelotti, early next week.

Once the new manager is installed, the papers say attention wlll turn to player recruitment. Here at we reported earlier this week about Madrid’s interest in bring Ilkay Gundogan to the club next summer as replacement for Xabi Alonso.

According to Marca, the signing of the Borussia Dortmund player could happen this summer, with Ancelotti said to be keen to bolster his midfield options.

And finally there is plenty of praise for Madrid youngster Jese, who scored a brace as Spain’s Under-20 team dismantled the USA 4-1 in their opening match in the Uner-20 World Cup.