Italians hoping to snare deal for Madrid ace.
Serie A giants AC Milan are preparing to beat Manchester City to the signature of top target Isco of Real Madrid, according to reports in Football Direct News.
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The 21-year-old made a barnstorming start to his career at the Santiago Bernabeu earlier this season, but has found himself on the outskirts of the starting XI lately with both Gareth Bale and Angel Di Maria returning from minor injuries.
And his recent omissions from the squad have reportedly caused him to think twice about his future with the club and sources in Spain have linked him with a summer switch to Italian giants AC Milan.
The Milanese side are currently undergoing somewhat of a transformation this season as new boss Clarence Seedorf looks to mould the squad in his image after taking over last month.
Premier League title contenders City were linked with a move for him over the summer, but he opted for a move to Madrid instead. However, Manuel Pellegrini has kept an eye on his progress and wants to reunite with him following their days together at Malaga.