Real Madrid midfielder Isco, who is coming to the end of his contract at the end of the season, already has a deal with Betis, according to Madrid press. Undesirable for Ancelotti, the Andalusian could sign a record contract for two years with up to 10 million gross per season.
IISCO will already have Aadhaar. After playing only 358 minutes in all competitions this season, the midfielder will not be extended by Real Madrid and will leave the club he joined in 2013 at the end of the season.
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Possible reunion between Manuel Pellegrini and Isco
An opportunity not to be missed by Betis, who want to make him the highest paid player in their history. According to Madrid’s newspaper AS, the Sevillans would have offered him a two-year contract that would pay up to ten million euros per season. An agreement would also have been reached between the two sides. Madrid’s other newspaper, Marca, says there is a request from midfielder Manuel Pellegrini, who will be confident Isco will be able to find his best level. The pair have known each other since the heyday of Málaga, when the current Spanish Second Division club was competing for the European Cup.
The potential qualification of the Sevillian team for the next edition of the Champions League, currently ranked 5th in La Liga, is an argument that could make it possible to definitively eliminate this transfer. Marca assured that the player would ‘continue to participate in the highest continental competition’. Plus, it would provide Betis a hell of a cash flow, which could pay for this eight-figure salary for the Madrid midfielder.
The sale of Nabil Fakir to finance his arrival?
The other option would be to sell one of the club’s main sporting assets, but the idea of Betis’ president and coach is to strengthen the team, without reducing the playing potential of a team that has competed at a high level throughout the season. Level in Copa (winning titles), La Liga and Europa League.
AS nonetheless specified that defensive midfielder Guido Rodriguez, who is of great interest to Premier League clubs, could be sacrificed in Isco’s favour. The club will also not close the door on the sale of its best player, Nabil Fekir, although the Frenchman recently renewed his contract until 2026. For now, none of the former Lyonnais-related efforts have satisfied the board of directors, which are expected to offer more than €40 million last year.