Antonio Conte is under pressure as Chelsea boss
Febrero 08, 2018, 21:21
Real Madrid coach has reportedly been disappointed by one of his key players this season, and is now understood to be prepared to sell him in the coming window.
Real are fourth in La Liga, 19 points behind rivals and leaders Barcelona, were knocked out the Copa del Rey by minnows Leganes, and face a difficult Champions League knock-out match against PSG.
The centre midfielder did some ball work on the park alone suggesting that he is not too far away from returning to the fold.
However, the deal broke down due to the paperwork not being completed on time, but Madrid have held interest in trying to bring the Spaniard to the Bernabeu since. And that's where it got complicated.
The sale of Isco would be a step that would open the way for Real to sign Eden Hazard, who has been repeatedly linked with the club in recent years, all the more so given that Zidane is a known admirer of the Chelsea attacker - having recommended him to Los Merengues in 2010. Zinedine Zidane, too, is growing weary of his side's defensive errors. Have your say in the comments section below. Meanwhile, Hazard has on several occasions publicly said that he idolises the Frenchman.
Real Madrid have endured a disappointing season to date with a number of unexpected losses. In four of those games, their opponents scored after the 80th minute with the game still hanging in the balance, including equalisers in the 82nd and 89th minutes and winners in the 94th and 87th. Or at least that's what AS believe.
Monaco star Sidibe has been tipped to move to Old Trafford with the France international likely to quit Monte Carlo for a new challenge at the end of the season.
Before Christmas, Isco was an unused substitute in the 3-0 home defeat by Barcelona, and also failed to make it off the bench when they crushed Deportivo 7-1 last month.