Malaga confirm deal with Real Madrid for Isco

Isco impressed at the Euro Under-21 Championships. Photo: PA

Real Madrid have confirmed the signing of Manchester City target Isco on a three-year deal.

Isco, 21, has long been linked with Madrid and the arrival of new coach Carlo Ancelotti, who was unveiled as the successor to Jose Mourinho on Wednesday, has accelerated the transfer.

"Real Madrid incorporates a new project with one of the best Spanish football players," the club said in a statement.

"Francisco Roman Alarcon - Isco - plays at the Bernabeu for the next five seasons."