• Zidane gives me confidence – Isco

    Zidane gives me confidence – Isco

    Isco has praised Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane for backing him despite the Spain international revealing he was lacking confidence in himself before a two-goal showing in Saturday’s 6-1 drubbing of Real Betis.

    The former Malaga midfielder has been strongly linked with a move away from the Santiago Bernabeu after struggling to consistently live up to the expectations many have of him.

    Isco had fallen well down the pecking order at the LaLiga club at the beginning of the season, but he […]

  • Betis 1-6 Real Madrid: Isco at the double as Merengue return to winning ways

    Betis 1-6 Real Madrid: Isco at the double as Merengue return to winning ways

    Zinedine Zidane’s men were always in control in Seville, as the ex-Malaga netted twice and Cristiano Ronaldo rounded off the scoring in a fine performance.

    Real Madrid ended a run of four matches without a win in sensational fashion on Saturday as they obliterated Real Betis 6-1 in LaLiga to make a mockery of their supposed injury crisis.

    Zinedine Zidane was without a number of first-team regulars including Luka Modric, Casemiro and Sergio Ramos, but his side put on a show in […]

  • Messi’s been a Real Madrid fan since he was born – Isco

    Messi’s been a Real Madrid fan since he was born – Isco

    Isco is adamant that Messi has been a Real Madrid fan since he was born – although in this case Messi is his dog and not the Barcelona star!

    Isco, 24, joined Los Blancos in 2013 but by that time he had already named his Labrador after Argentine star Leo.

    “I named my dog ‘Messi’ because Messi is the best in the world, and so is my dog,” he explained while he was a Malaga player.

    Back in May, he revealed that he […]

  • Isco takes blame for Real Madrid bench role

    Isco takes blame for Real Madrid bench role

    The Spaniard has been confined largely to a substitute role at Los Blancos, but he has taken responsibility for his lack of playing time and insists he is not thinking of leaving.

    Real Madrid midfielder Isco says he has nobody to blame but himself for a lack of first-team football at the Santiago Bernabeu.

    The 24-year-old made his first start of the season in the 1-1 draw with Eibar on Sunday, but failed to make a significant impact in his side’s fourth […]