The reports in the media also state that this deal is unlikely to happen in January but rather in the summer transfer window.
Arsenal are interested in swapping Mesut Ozil for Real Madrid’s Isco, Independent reports suggest. Both players are having tough times at their respective clubs. Ozil had missed a few Arsenal matches but returned to action with captaincy and starred in Arsenal’s 3-1 victory over Burnley.
Meanwhile, Real Madrid are yet to get their extreme best this season. The absence of Cristiano Ronaldo upfront has had a huge impact as their attackers are floundering to score goals.
Isco has not yet played a big role in Santiago Solari’s Real Madrid. This might lead to the exit of the Spanish international from Real Madrid.
Isco has attracted the interest of a host of top class clubs, reports suggest. This includes the likes of Manchester City and Arsenal. However, according to the details in the Independent, there is a chance that Arsenal may swap Ozil for Isco.
This doesn’t come as a surprise since both players are struggling to earn minutes at their respective clubs. The report also says a move in January is highly unlikely, given Arsenal transfer budget in the January transfer window is restricted.
Mesut Ozil was a part of the Real Madrid squad during 201-2013. He was their creative force in the midfield. The German midfielder arrived at Arsenal at a record-fee and played a crucial role in the first season. However, consistency has been a problem.
Ozil earlier revealed Ronaldo had been angry when Real Madrid sold the German, a player who best understood Cristiano. However, Cristiano Ronaldo went onto create history with Real Madrid and left a huge void to fill, when he joined Juventus in the summer.
Isco is a world-class midfielder. He will flourish if he gets enough playing time. A move away from Real Madrid to any clubs where he will get regular minutes will do only good for Isco. Meanwhile, it remains to be seen if Ozil will be a suit at Real Madrid. The German has been criticized for inconsistency. Will Ozil make a return to Real Madrid? Will Isco leave Real Madrid? Only time will tell.
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