Manchester City are in a pole position to sign Malaga star Isco, Spanish newspaper AS has revealed.
The Citizens are locked in the battle for the Spain international with Barcelona, but it appears they are winning the race for the player’s signature.
Former Barca officials Txiki Begiristain and Ferran Soriano are currently working for the Premier League side and they seem to have persuaded the player to join Manchester City in the summer transfer window.
Roberto Mancini is planning a major squad overhaul in the summer and Isco is one of the players he would like to see at Etihad.
Monaco, Chelsea and even Real Madrid have all been linked with a move for the 21-year-old in the past, which is exactly why Manchester City officials are eager to close the deal as quickly as possible.
Isco has enjoyed another successful season with Malaga, scoring 8 goals in 34 La Liga matches.