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Juventus deny interest in Isco

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Football director Giuseppe Marotta says they will only talk with Real Madrid about Morata.

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Juventus football director Giuseppe Marotta said that the Italian club will not negotiate with Real Madrid for midfielder Isco Alarcón.

Isco has been rumored to be one of Juventus' main targets for the summer as he appeared to be unsettled with Los Blancos, although his recent performances suggest that he's found his rhythm once again.

"We must meet with Real Madrid but they're busy getting ready for the Champions League Final right now, that's why our meeting got postponed. We will not talk about Isco, we will only discuss Morata and right now he has a 50% chance of staying with us," said Marotta.

Real Madrid have a buyback option to recover Morata for almost €30 million, but Juventus seem interested in making a new deal and buy the player permanently, even though he has not been an undisputed starter for Massimiliano Allegri's side this season. Madrid could use a backup striker but Morata is unlikely to accept that role within Real.