Arsene Wenger will urge the Arsenal board to splash the cash on Real Madrid star Isco, according to reports.
Isco was heavily linked with a move to the Emirates during the summer transfer window, however, Petr Cech remained the club’s only major signing of the off-season.
According to reports in Spain, Wenger is keen to make a move for the 23-year-old and is ready to make a plea to the Gunners board to dig deep into the club’s coffers to sign the former Malaga man.
Isco has struggled to nail down a first-team spot at the Bernabeu, and the arrival of Croatian starlet Mateo Kovacic could push the player even further down the pecking order at the club.
The midfielder is also understood to have interest from Manchester City, but it remains to be seen if Manuel Pellegrini is keen to add another attacking midfielder into the mix following the additions of Raheem Sterling and Kevin de Bruyne.
Metro reports Real Madrid will not entertain any offers under £36.7m for the player.
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