Major Update: Wenger’s Number 1 Target Break Silence About Moving In January

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Arsenal could be handed an early transfer blow as Arsene Wenger’s long term target Isco revealed he hopes to remain at the club “for many years,” despite his contract entering its final year and no confirmation of an extension yet being agreed.

Isco was heavily linked with a move to Arsenal this summer as he entered his final year of his contract but Wenger failed to reach an agreement with Real Madrid for the 25-yer-old.

Speaking while on international duty with Spain this week, he said he had always been confident of succeeding at Madrid and was sure of a long stay at the club.

“I have always thought about being a success at Madrid, even in the moments when I was getting less playing time,” Isco said. “I knew I should not give in, and here I am today. I feel important at the moment and very comfortable, and hope to keep going like this for many years for both Madrid and Spain.”

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