Cristiano Ronaldo is not in the frame for the Real Madrid captaincy.

Marca says Real coach Jose Mourinho wants to take the captaincy away from goalkeeper Iker Casillas and give it to an on-field player - and Ronaldo is his favourite.

Mourinho wanted to make Ronaldo captain last season, but it was rejected by the dressing room and management - and their stand remains the same.

Instead, Xabi Alonso and Sergio Ramos are the two leading candidates for the role.

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