Real Madrid: "I want Isco to stay forever" - Zinedine Zidane


And they're set to continue the spending at the end of the season that has seen them splash the cash on the likes of Paul Pogba, Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez.

The Spain global could be set to move on this summer as he continues to struggle to nail down a consistent role in Real manager Zinedine Zidane's starting XI.

Isco repeated the trick a week later as Real closed in on the title and he was rewarded for an instrumental role in the club's Liga success with a start in the Champions League final ahead of Gareth Bale.

According to Balague, who works for Sky Sports as an expert on Spanish football, Madrid have received no offers for either player since the summer - and none of those were from Liverpool anyway.

Mohamed Salah says he is only focused on helping Liverpool for the rest of the season amid ongoing speculation linking him with Real Madrid.

Speaking at a news conference ahead of Saturday's league game at home against Real Sociedad, Zidane said the Isco report was just not true, as his unwillingness to sign any reinforcements in the winter window showed the faith he had in his current squad.

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It's a lie [that we want to sell to sell him]. "I was asked before [during the January transfer window] why weren't we going to sign anyone", Zidane told reporters. I want Isco to spend all his career here.

"We had the game under control, the most hard is to score goals".

"We have 25 players and everyone is important. Everyone is important", he said. "Winning the Champions League, that's what interests me more".

"The most important thing for me is the team". My intention was to succeed here, in the team that put their trust in me when I was at Malaga. There are many games. "I'm the one with a tough decision to make".

The midfielder has five goals and four assists in 18 league appearances this season, despite four of those coming from the bench, so there is little doubt of his talent.