Sevilla Sever Ties With Spanish Striker Isco After Just 4 Months

Sevilla Sever Ties With Spanish Striker Isco After Just 4 Months

  • Isco was with real Madrid for nine years until his contract expired this year and he became a free agent
  • Sevilla signed Isco in August 2022, but have now released him after just four months at the La Liga club
  • Isco is believed to have had an argument with Sevilla's sporting director, Monchi, which led to his departure

The January transfer window is just around the corner and many players could be on the move.

One player who will be eager to get a new club is Spain’s Francisco Román Alarcón Suárez, also known as Isco.

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Sevilla have already terminated Isco's contract, four months after they signed him. Image: Fran Santiago
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The 30-year-old is now a free agent after Sevilla decided to terminate his contract after just four months, BBC reported.

"The club would like to wish Isco the very best of luck for the future," Sevilla said in a statement.

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He was signed for the club on a two-year deal in August.

Isco’s stats for Sevilla

Transfermarkt noted that Isco only played 19 games for Sevilla, scoring one and notching up three assists, this season.

Why was Isco let go?

The Spanish striker was signed by former coach, Julen Lopetegui, but he was sacked in October. It’s believed that he was not part of the new coach Jorge Sampaoli's plans. Isco also fell out of favour at the club after a falling out with Sevilla's sporting director Monchi.

As noted by Football Espana, Isco had an argument with Monchi and later was seen storming out of a training session. He was also left out of the club’s most recent friendlies.

Heartwarming video of Real Madrid stars greeting ex-teammate Isco in the tunnel before Sevilla game spotted

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Francisco Román Alarcón Suárez, simply known as Isco, received a warm reception from his former Real Madrid teammates on his return to Santiago Bernabeu.

Isco, whose contract with Madrid expired in June, put pen to paper on a two-year deal with Sevilla in the summer, ending his nine-year spell with Los Blancos, Sports Brief reported.

On his return to his old stomping ground, the Spain international was shown immeasurable love from his old teammates prior to the start of Sevilla's La Liga game against Madrid.