Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is reviving his long-term interest in Daniele de Rossi.

Florentino and Real coach Jose Mourinho have discussed signing a big name midfield star for next season.

Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard remains on the agenda, however, Cadena Ser says Florentino is again flirting with idea of bring AS Roma ace De Rossi to Madrid.

Real had a €35 million enquiry rejected by Roma earlier this season.

Interestingly, Manchester United scouts were present to see De Rossi in action against Napoli on Saturday night.

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