Real Madrid names new captain ahead of the against Melilla

La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 06/12/2018

Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari has named a new player to captain Los Blancos against Melilla in the Copa del Rey clash against Melilla on Thursday evening.

Solari is ready to ease the tension between him and Isco and he is ready to hand the midfielder the captain armband and give the former Malaga attacker the first start under his reign when they take on Melilla in the Copa day Rey clash at the Santiago Bernabeu.

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Isco was handed 10 minutes against Valencia in Real Madrid last league game, he has been linked with an exit from the club with Premier League outfit Manchester United and Chelsea circling.

Isco has only made fleeting appearances totalling 88 minutes since Solari replaced Julen Lopetegui as Real boss seven matches ago.

Vinicius and Marco Asensio would play alongside each other when they take on Melilla on Thursday.