Ronaldo reveals United reunion

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Cristiano Ronaldo celeb v GalaGettyImagesCristiano Ronaldo has admitted he is open to the idea of returning to Old Trafford.

Real Madrid ace Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted he is considering returning to Manchester United, according to the Daily Star.

Speculation is rife that Ronaldo will leave Madrid in the summer after the Portuguese international refused to sign a new deal with the club.

And now it seems Old Trafford is his number one destination with reports suggesting Ronaldo has told United sources that he would seriously consider returning to the Premier League and the club that shot him to stardom.

But despite United manager Sir Alex Ferguson admitting the club was on the lookout for a big name in the summer, the 71-year-old believes retrieving Ronaldo from Spain could prove problematic.

Ronaldo may not be the only name exiting Madrid with the Mirror reporting Jose Mourinho is very close to re-joining Chelsea.

So close in fact that Mourinho will meet with Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich on the Russian's private yacht this week to discuss the move.

Mourinho has endured a turbulent season in Madrid, believing he is 'hated' in Spain, and wants a return to London where he enjoyed much success with the Blues.

Meanwhile, the Mirror has revealed that Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard is on the shopping list of French side Monaco.

Lampard will become a free agent this summer after the club and the England international could not agree on a new deal.

Lampard was long rumoured to be heading to the Los Angeles Galaxy, but Monaco, led by former Blues boss Claudio Ranieri, may be the more attractive option.

And one last word on Chelsea, interim manager Rafael Benitez is being courted by German club Schalke.

According to the Daily Mail, Schalke have set their eyes on the Spaniard after he led the Blues the Europa League final and looks to have them heading for a top-four spot in the Premier League.

Across London at Tottenham, club officials are ready to offload striker Emmanuel Adebayor and his £100,000-a-week salary.

The Mirror is reporting the Togo international has failed to thrive under manager Andre Villas-Boas and could make way for a new forward.

The club is thought to be interested in Brazilian Leandro Damiao, but a more viable transfer could be Queens Park Rangers' Loic Remy.

However, the same paper is suggesting that the French striker has his heart set on a move to north London rivals Arsenal.

According to the Mirror, Remy has told friends that his dream is to play under the tutelage of manager Arsene Wenger.

And that's music to Wenger's ears, although he remains on track to secure number one target, Fiorentina Stevan Jovetic.

Finally, Liverpool have reignited their interest in Barcelona forward David Villa.

The Mirror believes Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is being forced to make another play for the Spanish international after front-man Luis Suarez copped a 10 game ban for biting Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic.

Rodgers failed to secure Villa's signature in the January transfer window.

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