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Those successes add to those Zidane achieved as a player with Madrid, having won a league title, the Champions League, two Spanish Super Cups and the European Super Cup between 2001 and 2006.

Zidane's side are eager to avoid falling victim to a similar coup like their rivals Barcelona, with Isco's huge release-clause soon expected to become common practice among the big sides.

Real manager Zinedine Zidane is gradually starting to hand the starlet more first-team responsibilities at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, but Barca would likely look to hand him more starting chances after Neymar's departure.

"We know there is so much talent in our squad and with hard work we can keep achieving more things", said the former world player of the year after the Super Cup triumph. But whoever comes in will play very well too. If we think it's going to be easier [without Neymar] then we're wrong. Your best bet is to check who is showing the game in your country, and if they have an online service or iOS/Android app to watch it on. With my history with this club, it is not about money or contract or anything like that.

"Maybe in a year's time, you could be gone".

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However, Iniesta allayed any fears on Friday after being pictured back in training as the Catalans continue their preparations for the visit of Real Madrid.

On a similar line, Thursday's Marca front cover was a homage to Madrid's midfield four - Casemiro, Toni Kroos, Luka Modric and Isco - calling them "the fantastic four".

"I'm very happy to have the confidence Real Madrid shows in me".

"With [Luis] Figo, Ronaldo, [Zinedine] Zidane, [Michael] Owen we created this media phenomenon called "Los Galacticos" and reached this level in the world", Perez said.

Dermot Corrigan is a Madrid-based football writer who covers La Liga and the Spain national team for ESPN FC.