A move from former Real Madrid star Isco to Union Berlin failed at the last moment. Disagreements on contract terms were crucial.
Long-time Real Madrid professional and five-time Champions League winner Isco will not switch to 1. FC Union Berlin. An eagerly awaited transfer of the 38-times Spanish national player fell through on the target grade – despite having already passed a medical check. This was confirmed by Union’s manager for professional football, Oliver Ruhnert, on Tuesday afternoon.
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Failed contract negotiations
After the last playmaker without a club had already been sighted in Berlin on Tuesday, Isco’s camp and Union were ultimately unable to agree on a working paper. “We would have liked to see Isco with us, but we have our limits. These were exceeded today, contrary to the previous agreements, which is why the transfer will not take place,” explained Oliver Ruhnert on Tuesday.
Isco’s consulting agency Gestifute will be in the “picture” Quoted as follows: “During the course of the talks, we had to realize that our negotiating partner was no longer willing to move within the framework originally discussed.” The Spaniard’s move to the current second-placed in the Bundesliga does not take place.
Isco with 353 appearances for Real Madrid
Isco was trained at FC Valencia and came to Real Madrid via FC Malaga. He made 353 appearances for Los Blancos between 2013 and 2022. He scored 53 goals and 57 assists. He was under contract with FC Sevilla for four months until December. It would have been one of the most sensational transfers in Union Berlin’s history.
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