Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane expressed his concerns about the uncertainty and future of his captain Sergio Ramos at the club. He is not sure whether the centre-back will renew his contract at the club.
The 34-year-old centre-back has been a crucial player at the club and has helped drive its success at various moments in history. It is reported that Ramos will be out of contract at the end of the season.
The Spain international has won four Champions League, four Club World Cup and five La Liga titles in 16 years at the Bernabeu since arriving from Sevilla in 2005.
“I want to be honest and I have to say I don’t know what’s going to happen with him,” Zidane said.
“We want him to stay here. He’s always going to be an important player and I want him to remain here, that’s what I’ll say as a coach.”
Meanwhile, Sergio Ramos has expressed his thoughts on the matter and wants to stay at the club. The star, who has made 668 appearances for Real, has scored over 100 goals in his tenure.
Zinedine Zidane wants Sergio Ramos to remain at Real Madrid
Zidane, meanwhile, would not discuss rumours linking Cristiano Ronaldo with a return to Real – who are eight points behind La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid – after Juventus were knocked out of the Champions League by Porto.
“Everyone knows what Cristiano is to Madrid, what he’s achieved here, what we think about him and everything he did here was magnificent,” Zidane said.
“But right now he’s a Juventus player and I can’t say more than that. A lot of things have been said but we need to be respectful.”
Sergio Ramos García, who once played as a right-back earlier in his career and has been hailed as one of the greatest defenders in the history of the sport, receiving praise for his leadership and goalscoring capabilities.
After emerging through Sevilla‘s youth academy and spending two seasons with the senior side, Ramos moved to Real Madrid in the summer of 2005. Since then, he has gone on to become a mainstay for the club.
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