Spurs set sights on Madrid midfielder?

Real Madrid midfielder Isco is reportedly on Spurs' shopping list
Real Madrid midfielder Isco is reportedly on Spurs' shopping list

Friday’s football news from at home and abroad

ESPN: Tottenham Hotspur are interested in signing Real Madrid midfielder Isco in January or next summer.

Daily Mirror: Steve Bruce’s arrival at Aston Villa means Gabriel Agbonlahor and Micah Richards may still have a future at Villa Park.

Daily Telegraph: Bruce will be given funds to strengthen Villa’s squad.

The Guardian: Everton’s major shareholder Farhad Moshiri will visit two proposed sites for the club’s new ground on Friday.

AS: Sir Alex Ferguson tried to arrange for Cristiano Ronaldo to join Barcelona instead of Real Madrid.

L’Equipe: Former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has backed Mario Balotelli to score 20 goals for Nice this season.