Isco has stated he is not going to Barcelona after he published a photo which featured a packet of Barcelona-branded crips on social media.
The Real Madrid playmaker, who is inside the final 15 months of his Bernabeu deal, has been linked with a 2018 free-transfer move to fierce rivals Barca.
Isco sent that speculation into overdrive on Thursday when he posted a picture with friends that featured a Barcelona-branded packet of potato snacks on the table.
He later posted on his Twitter account to clarify the image, writing: “I am not going to Barca, [you] pains!! With the photo I wanted to say that we are going to eat with potatoes #HalaMadrid!!
“By the way, I have not even tried them! It was my friends, [who wanted to] put me in it.”
Isco has featured regularly in Real’s La Liga campaign this season but appearanced in the Champions League have been limited to just two matches.
The Bernabeu side are currently two points ahead of Barcelona at the top of the table and retain a game in hand.