Marca says the two clubs agreed not to push for their respective players after talks in Tokyo last month during Milan's successful Club World Championship campaign. The agreement has seen Real ratchet down their public pursuit of Kaka in recent weeks.

However, with Milan monitoring closely Ramos' new contract demands at Real, the deal is set to be left in tatters as the World and European champs chase the Spain international as a replacement for the retiring Paolo Maldini.