ARSENAL target Isco is said to refuse to heat up as he heads towards the Real Madrid exit.
Coach Carlo Ancelotti has left the 29-year-old on the bench in Madrid’s last three matches.
And reported in Spain claims the player has appeared frustrated since being introduced as a late sub in a 4-1 win over Granada last month.
NS Spain International was said to have been left in a fit of rage as he was given just 11 minutes in the match against the La Liga side.
He has since been understood to have staged a bench rally – refusing to leave the bench to warm up with other substitutions.
Isco had a good start to the season and even scored the winning goal as he made six of his seven league appearances.
But trouble returns then excludes him from From Madrid clash with Espanyol on the first weekend of October.
Since then he has struggled to regain his fitness and place in the team.
Ancelotti is said to insist his relationship with the player remains strong, but the former Malaga star appears to be making his way to the door.
That should come as a boost to Gunners bosses, who are understood to be in discussions with Madrid about bring players to Emirates.
The 2012 Golden Boy winner is out of contract in the Spanish capital at the end of the season – but Arsenal are believed to be willing to pay to sign him in January.
https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football/premierleague/16922823/arsenal-isco-bench-real-madrid/ Arsenal transfer target Isco ‘refused to leave the bench to warm up’ as he looks towards leaving Real Madrid