Real Madrid remain keen on Manchester United defender Nemanja Vidic.
Sky Sports Italia says Real coach Jose Mourinho has gone cold on Inter Milan defender Douglas Maicon and instead will return Sergio Ramos to right-back next season.
Mourinho's priority now is a centre-half and his top two targets are Benfica stopper David Luiz and United's Vidic.
United boss Sir Alex Ferguson will be desperate not to lose Vidic with Rio Ferdinand's long-term fitness a major concern.
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