Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has options to fill in for Modric at the Camp Nou, with fellow Croat Mateo Kovacic and summer signing Dani Ceballos the most like-for-like replacements if he wants to continue the midfield diamond shape deployed in Tuesday's 2-1 UEFA Super Cup victory over Manchester United.
Isco has signed his contract renewal with Real Madrid, a reliable club source has confirmed to Diario AS.
Isco has signed a new contract at Real Madrid which contains a €700m release clause, according to reports in Spain.
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The Reds ace has been the subject of a £90 million bid from manager Ernesto Valverde's side, but the Reds have so far resisted Barca's crusade to recruit another superstar following Neymar's £200 million move to Paris Saint-Germain.
"We're very close and it will be done soon", Isco told reporters after the European Super Cup final in regards to his new contract.
The 25 year-old has reportedly signed a massive new contract worth €6m-a-year, amid interest from Manchester City, Bayern Munich and Barcelona.
The reports says that Los Blancos are expecting to hold an official event to present the new deal at the Santiago Bernabeu following the two-legged Spanish Super Cup against Barcelona to be played on 13 and 16 August.
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