Arsenal transfer boost with Isco demanding he leave Real Madrid in January to help Mikel Arteta's flopping strikers

ARSENAL target Isco is keen to leave Real Madrid in January, according to reports.

The 28-year-old has started just three La Liga games for the Spanish side this season.

According to Spanish source AS, Isco wants to leave the Bernabeu next month.

But Madrid are yet to receive any official offers for the 38-cap Spain international.

Isco – who joined the club from Malaga in 2013 – remains under contract until 2022.

Zinedine Zidane's side are not prepared to send the 28-year-old out on loan next month.

And it is reported that they will not sell him for less than their £55 million asking price.

Isco's agent has confirmed that looking for a new challenge abroad to revive his career.

His father and agent Paco Alarcon told radio show El Larguero: "Right now, we have no offers. But Isco wants to try another league."

Everton and Juventus are among the clubs that have also been linked to Isco.

But Mikel Arteta is determined to sign a new midfielder during the January window.

Reports have claimed he could make a double swoop for Isco and long-term target Houssem Aouar.

Arteta needs some fresh legs in midfield to get his struggling strikers firing again.

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