Chelsea have been handled a massive boost in the pursuit of Spain international midfielder Isco. Report claims that the 23-year old star is considering a move away from Santiago after struggling for a starting spot in Madrid team recently.
Since he was given red card in Madrid 4-0 defeat to Barcelona, Isco has sparely been used by Rafael Benitez. The former Malaga star was an unused substitute in Real Madrid 10-2 victory over Rayo Vallecano last weekend.
Although report has it that he was being punished by Benitez, for giggling at his own team-mates falling behind at the early start of the match.
Chelsea have been linked to the attacking midfielder in recent times and the Blues could consider a move for the creative midfielder in January, as they look forward to reinforce their team.
With Cesc Fabregas struggling for form coupled with recent fall out of love with Chelsea fans, after being accused of being one of the players to have caused the sacking of blues boss Jose Mourinho, Fabregas might find the environment hostile and may never get back to his best form.
With latest report that Benitez is interested in working with Fabregas in New Year, a swap deal could be on the radar for both Isco and Fabregas.