“What I would like to say is that I never wanted to leave Real Madrid, I wanted to continue. When we won La Liga after confinement, Real offered me to extend, but because of the Covid-19, things dragged on. In recent months, the club made me a one-year offer with a pay cut. I want to be clear: money was not an issue. I wanted two years, it was never a question of money, the president knows that. During the last discussions, I accept the offer with a pay cut, but I am told that the offer no longer exists. I was told there was a deadline, that’s the truth. “
Thursday, Sergio Ramos revealed the reasons for his sudden departure from Real Madrid after sixteen years of good and loyal service. According to the words of the Spanish central defender, it is a question of timing that would have caused the failure of negotiations for his extension with the Merengues. Difficult to really know the truth on the subject, but the statements of the Iberian international have obviously not gone unnoticed in the microcosm of football.
Sergio Ramos sees it big
After moving farewell to the Merengues, the main protagonist is about to take up a new challenge, just to add a little more to an already extremely extensive CV. In recent hours, the Spanish press evoked an interest of Ramos for the Paris Saint-Germain project. An adventure in the French capital would not displease him indeed, just like evolving under the orders of Mauricio Pochettino. But if PSG really wants to try Sergio Ramos, they will have to take into consideration the economic aspect of the case.
According to information fromEl Chiringuito, the former Real Madrid player would have certain requirements on the salary aspect. Thus, the 2010 world champion with La Roja would like to pocket 20 million euros in signing bonus, to which should be added an annual salary of 15 million euros. Regarding the contractual aspect, Sergio Ramos does not give up, a two-year contract remains a priority in his eyes. If the Parisian club wants to finalize the deal, it will therefore have to roll out the red carpet in this case. As a reminder, PSG also took the temperature in parallel for Raphaël Varane as we revealed to you. It remains to be seen whether the emoluments claimed by Ramos will not slow down the ardor in Paris …