Real Madrid are plotting a cash plus player offer for AC Milan defender Thiago Silva. Silva's agent confirmed yesterday that the Brazilian was a personal target for Real coach Jose Mourinho.

And Corriere della Sera says Real intend to offer €20 million cash plus midfielder Mahamadou Diarra for Silva.

Meanwhile, the future of Ronaldinho will be decided by Milan patron Silvio Berlusconi.

Those close to the Italy PM say he is not opposed to cutting loose Ronie this summer.

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