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Sergio Ramos is the subject of intense transfer speculation at the moment.

The Spanish defender has been in news for being disgruntled with Real Madrid and has been heavily linked with Manchester United for a while now.

After Real Madrida s mouthpiece Marca claimed, a few days back that the player was not interested in staying at the club even if he gets a new contract with a significant wage increase, there was even more doubt on his future with Los Blancos. Marca stated that the Spanish international was adamant about moving away from the Santiago Bernabeu this summer and his decision to leave the club is not for financial benefits.

With Manchester United’s interest in the player being confirmed by several trusted sources, it seemed logical that if the player would move away, United would be the club he’d choose.

But the player has finally spoken and confirmed that he was “not negotiating with anyonea . This came in response to speculation linking him with Manchester United.

He insisted that he had not held talks over a move away from the Spanish club.

a Ia m not negotiating with anyone,a he told Cuatro.

According to BBC Sport, Manchester United did bid A?28.6m for the centre back which was subsequently rejected.