Arsenal and Liverpool are set to fight for the services of Real Madrid playmaker Isco, after the Spanish giants revealed their asking price.
According to incredible reports in the Daily Express Los Blancos want £64 million for the young midfielder, with Paris Saint-Germain prepared to pay that sum. Despite having been linked with an exit from the Santiago Bernabeu for a while now Isco is currently in a rich vein of form, and Carlo Ancelotti doesn’t want to see him leave.
However, Real have ambitions of their own in the transfer market, and it’s said Bayern Munich’s David Alaba and Cruzeiro’s Lucas Romero sit high on the club’s short-list of wanted players.
If they can cash in on Isco for the mind-blowing aforementioned sum then they’ll have plenty of money to play with, and in truth such a deal would represent exceptionally good business on their part.
Whether or not Arsenal or Liverpool will be willing to pay the figure remains to be seen, with both surely having plans to land bargain buys in January rather than smashing club records.
Though Isco is a long-term target for both Arsene Wenger and Brendan Rodgers it’s far more feasible to assume they’ll relinquish their interest if the price is kept so high, and as such PSG could move in unrivalled.