"It is my future at stake", Isco stated back in February.
"You could sign a contract for 10 or 20 years, but I know where I am and what I have to do", he continued.
The France legend, who made history by winning back-to-back Champions League title in 2016 and 2017, has agreed to pen a new lucrative contract at the Santiago Bernabeu, according to Spanish media outlet AS.
Deulofeu looked sharp in Monday's Gamper Trophy and his pace can trouble Madrid, while the rest of the Barca side will be virtually unchanged from last season. Bale had returned to fitness for the clash in his hometown, but Isco was given the nod to start as the 25-year-old was finally trusted on the biggest of stages.
Don Balon says the Croatian veteran is tempted, as he considers leaving Real for a fresh challenge.
Zidane will be hoping to add more major honours to his glittering CV over the course of the next three seasons, having enjoyed considerable success at the Real helm so far.
The attacking firepower of their second string has been somewhat weakened by the departure of Alvaro Morata and James Rodriguez, however, as the pair scored a combined 31 goals in all competitions last term.
Isco tried to play down concerns of the Real Madrid fans earlier this week after he was named man of the match in the 2-1 victory over Manchester United in the Uefa Super Cup on 8 August, insisting that he will sign a new deal sooner rather than later.
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Among all of this, it is important to remember that as it stands, Isco will be out of contract next summer.
Since joining Real Madrid, Isco has won three Champions League titles and La Liga once, the Super Cup three times and the Club World Cup twice as well as one Copa del Rey.
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