Real Madrid 'considering ending Dani Ceballos' Arsenal loan transfer early' due to limited game time
REAL MADRID are considering recalling Dani Ceballos from Arsenal over a lack of playing time, according to reports.
The Spaniard returned to the Emirates this season on loan following an impressive stint in North London last campaign.
But the 24-year-old has struggled to find his form and force his way into Mikel Arteta's first team.
He has made just eight Premier League starts but has failed to score and only has one assist to his name.
The summer arrival of Thomas Partey while Mohamed Elneny's resurgence in the side has provided additional competition in the middle of the park.
And reports in Calcio Mercato claim Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane is closely monitoring his situation.
The Frenchman could consider recalling him before letting him join another club across Europe who are keen to offer him regular playing time.
They write AC Milan are one of those clubs who have shown willingness to offer him a deal.
Meanwhile Arteta is plotting a clearout of his fringe players during the January window.
Sead Kolasinac has joined former club Schalke on loan ahead of a permanent switch in the summer.
Fellow outcast Sokratis is closing in on a move to Fenerbahce while Calum Chambers and Shkodran Mustafi are believed to be up for grabs.
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