Manchester United and Spain goalkeeper David de Gea has heaped praise on his international teammate and Real Madrid star Isco as the 25-year-old's star continues to rise.
Given an extended run in Real's first team last season thanks to an injury to Gareth Bale, and finally handed a role which accommodates his skill-set, the attacking midfielder became one of Los Blancos' most vital players in the run-in for their league and European Cup double.
Isco has created a chance every 39 minutes in LaLiga since joining Real Madrid in 2013.— Squawka Football (@Squawka) September 4, 2017
201 chances created
A brace for the Spanish national team against Italy on the weekend served only to help his star shine brighter, with teammate De Gea admitting after the game:
Barcelona's midfield lynchpin Sergio Busquets was asked about the in-form midfielder in comparison to his teammate and Spain legend Andres Iniesta, replying: