Sergio Ramos shocked the footballing world when he announced his decision to call it quits on his career at Real Madrid after a glorious 16 years at the Spanish capital. Leading up to the announcement, it was always rumored that Ramos’ next destination would likely be Manchester City due to the financial might of the Premier League champions and their desire to match the wage and contract demands of the former Real Madrid skipper.
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However, in what could be a vital blow to City’s hopes of landing one of the most influential defenders and a leader in Sergio Ramos, Mirror understands that Ramos is unlikely to move to City with rivals United also said to be in the race to sign the 35-year-old.
Sergio Ramos will be a free agent this summer and the Spaniard has been linked with a move to the Premier League as well as with a move to Paris Saint-Germain. PSG is also one of the very few teams with the financial might to sign a handful of key targets this summer.
The former Ligue 1 champions recently hijacked the near-completed deal between Barcelona and Georginio Wijnaldum. The Parisians reportedly offered double the wages that the Blaugrana was willing to offer the Dutchman.
The Cityzens put on a defensive masterclass this season and a lot of credit invariably goes to the dominant partnership between John Stones and Ruben Dias at the center of the defense.
Aymeric Laporte was hardly used in the big games and the Spain international could be on his way out this summer. Having said that, it wouldn’t hurt to have Sergio Ramos in the set-up as his experience could be vital for City in their quest of winning their maiden UEFA Champions League title.
However, City might not be totally out of the race to sign Ramos as the offer they put on the table could be a deciding factor for the 35-year-old.
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