AS Roma star Daniele de Rossi is again in the sights of Real Madrid president Florentino Perez. De Rossi has been a target for Perez since he was last in charge of Real.

Marca says De Rossi fits the profile of the prototypical Jose Mourinho midfielder and it's thought that he would form a partnership with Spain international Xabi Alonso.

The World Cup winner would cost €25m and Real Madrid hope to take advantage of the uncertainty surrounding Roma's ownership situation.

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