Real Madrid's Gareth Bale determined not to let transfer talk affect performance

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale determined not to let transfer talk affect performance

Dani Ceballos has expressed his happiness with life at Arsenal after earning a recall to the Spain squad.

The 23-year-old Spanish midfielder was kept in the shadows following his move from Real Betis two years ago and was happy to seek pastures new in the summer.

'Going to Arsenal has been a very important step in my career, ' he stated. The former Malaga man is yet to feature prominently in the 2019/20 campaign and as Zidane sees a future without him, Isco wants to leave the club in January. My idea was to go out, play and enjoy football.

Gareth Bale, James Rodriquez and Federico Valverde have all been given second chances in the Real Madrid side this season but Ceballos is happy he made the decision to move on.

"After the two defeats in the summer, which were disappointing, we've come back and what I wanted was a little bit of momentum".

Real Madrid midfielder Isco was one of the Whites' most instrumental players when they won three UEFA Champions League titles in a row, but since Santiago Solari started to bench the Spain worldwide consistently earlier during the year, things started to go downward and not even Zinedine Zidane has been able to get the best out of the attacking midfielder. And Arsenal do not have the option to buy the midfielder when his loan expires.

"I could play in Euros and the Olympics", he said. "He can contribute a lot to La Real, he has a lot of room for improvement".

'Our objective is to achieve the European Championship in the absolute best circumstances.

"We've got four teams who have beaten each other and lost to each other, so it's coming down to crunch time and potentially head-to-heads. We work side by side to show the level we want in the European Championship".