Sergio Ramos tells Florentino Perez he wants to LEAVE during furious row


Mourinho, however, dismissed claims that negotiations with the Spanish outfit have begun and was keen to avoid disrespecting Solari, who is not having the time of his life with Los Blancos.

But Ramos is alleged to have held what could perhaps be described as crisis talks the following day, calling a players meeting from which coach Santiago Solari was apparently excluded.

Right now multiple reports coming out of Spain are suggesting that Jose Mourinho is set to return back to Real Madrid during the summer for a second stint.

Ajax's 4-1 win in the Bernabeu on Tuesday saw Real Madrid crash out of the Champions League for the first time since their semi-final defeat to Juventus in 2015.

As well as being out of the Champions League and the Copa del Rey, Real are third in La Liga, 12 points behind leaders Barcelona.

And all this on Real Madrid's birthday, 6 March, potentially making it the worst in the club's 117-year history.

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"There is the option of bringing in Mourinho now, but to me there is no point. I think that's very important, so if you put a timeframe, I think in 10 years you could have some results".

Mourinho is believed to have doubts over making a Madrid comeback due to the fact several stars from his toxic first stint at the club remain in the squad.

The offices at Madrid at the moment are a cauldron, the report adds, as the club look to start again after a nightmare week.

He has not taken up another managerial role since leaving Real, although he has been heavily linked with the jobs at Manchester United and Chelsea. He helped it win the Club World Cup in December, but will nearly certainly leave without another trophy.

"Real Madrid", he said, "has always had more candidates than Julia Roberts".