Real Madrid are doing just fine without Cristiano Ronaldo - Isco

Real Madrid are doing just fine without Cristiano Ronaldo - Isco

- Cristiano Ronaldo ended his nine year reign with Real Madrid this summer

- The 33-year-old star joined Juventus in a deal close to £100M in a four year deal

- Meanwhile, Isco believes his departure doesn't affect the productivity of the club in terms of winning matches and scoring goals

Real Madrid star Isco is excited with his side's impressive start to the 2018-19 Spanish League campaign despite losing Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus during this summer transfer window.

The Portugal international joined the Italian League giants in a four year deal worth about £100 million after spending nine whole seasons at the Santiago Bernabeu.

He won four Champions League titles at the club during his star at the Spanish capital but sought a new challenge in the Serie A.

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However, the Spain internationa claims the Galacticos are not missing their former striker, who scored over 400 goals in all competitions for them.

Isco admitted that Ronaldo's presence alone guaranteed the club over 40 goals, but insisted that other players have stepped up their games and are finding the back of the net this season.

Real made a very poor start to the season after losing 4-2 to Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup, but have remained unbeaten in their La Liga campaign.

"Cris is an extraordinary player," Isco told reporters.

"He guaranteed you 40 to 50 goals. But if we win, they'll say we don't miss him and if we don't win, they'll say we do."

Real have scored 10 goals in their three league wins, with Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema netting three and four times respectively.

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Isco added: "We're playing very well now; players who didn't score as many goals last year are now filling their boots.

"We don't miss him at the moment. I wish him all the best at Juve." earlier reported that Real Madrid superstar Isco was a summer transfer target for Premier League campaigners Manchester United.

In recent months, the Spanish international has been linked with a move away from Los Blancos with Chelsea eyeing a move for him.

The play-maker has started just 18 La Liga games this time out as Real trail La Liga leaders Barcelona by a staggering 13 points.

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