Bronzetti held talks with Real sports director Pedja Mijatovic last night over the Brazilian's situation and the Rossoneri's interest. Milan also remain keen on Barcelona's Thiago Motta, but are unhappy with their £4 million asking price.

Meanwhile, with Real snapping up Wesley Sneijder and Royston Drenthe, the prospect of Emerson returning to Italy is gathering pace with Milan in the box-seat to land the veteran.