Date: 7th February 2017 at 7:00pm
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manager has denied reports that midfielder is unsettled at the Bernabeu.

A report in Spanish newspaper Marca had said that contract talks between the club and the player had been delayed until the end of the season with president uncertain whether the 24 year old will figure in Zidane’s plans for next season.

Speaking at a press conference after Real’s league match against was postponed, Zidane was asked about Isco’s future at the club. He was quoted by Yahoo Sports as saying:

“I’m satisfied with Isco, he’s doing well. He’s a decisive player. He trains well, I’m happy with what he’s doing and he’s committed to the project. I’m not interested in the rest.”

has featured pretty prominently under Zidane this season with the Spanish even being favoured ahead of James Rodriguez. He has played 24 matches, scoring four goals and providing four assists.

His 14 starts do suggest he is indeed part of the manager’s plans but with just 18 months left on his current deal, and no new talks planned over a new contract, speculation about a move away from the club has been rife with Arsenal touted as one possible destination.