El Pais says Perez has surveyed the squad and staff about Mourinho and found a majority believing the best option would be for the coach to move on.
However, Mourinho is now a firm fans' favourite and Perez still is leaning towards keeping him next season.
Should Mourinho indeed stay, then Perez will seek to sell at least five dissenting senior players - including Iker Casillas and Sergio Ramos.< p>
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