With the stand-off between Real Madrid and Sergio Ramos escalating over the past week, reports suggest that Manchester Uniteda s A?32 million bid for the Spaniard has been rejected by the club while Real Madrid are yet to make an offer for David De Gea.
Clearly unsettled at Real Madrid over disputes regarding his contract with the club, Sergio Ramos has been linked with a high-profile move to Manchester United this summer. Independent has reported that Ed Woodward opened the negotiations with a A?32 million bid for Sergio Ramos, an offer that was promptly rejected by Real Madrid.
The report also revealed that Manchester United havena t received any bid for David De Gea, suggesting that a swap-deal was out of the question at the moment. While talks surrounding David De Gea and Real Madrid dominated the headlines earlier, it seems that the focus has shifted to Manchester Uniteda s interest in Sergio Ramos. While the goal-keepera s move to Real Madrid seemed a certainty earlier, reports suggest that Florentino Perez has not yet opened negotiations with a preliminary bid for Iker Casillasa successor.
The report also revealed that Sergio Ramos was anxious to settle all questions regarding his future within the next two weeks as he did not want to participate in Real Madrida s exhausting pre-season tour with the question still plaguing him. The feeling is reciprocated by Florentino Perez who would like to settle Sergio Ramosa future before turning over a new leaf at the club under the leadership of the newly appointed manager, Rafael Benitez.
According to . Marca, Sergio Ramos has been left upset after Real Madrid seemed to insult his brother-agent, Rene Ramos. With the two parties coming head-to-head over the issue of his contract renewal, Sergio Ramos has been allegedly portrayed as a a money-grabbinga player by the pro-Florentino Perez camp, with no idea of truce in sight.
However, Real Madrid fans have expressed their feelings regarding the matter and have asked the club to a sort it outa with Sergio Ramos. Considered as an icon at the club, especially after helping the club win the La Decima last year, the fans are not open to the idea of Real Madrid cashing in on the defender. Though it was earlier considered that Sergio Ramos was merely looking for a better contract with Real Madrid, the fact that neither of the two concerned party is looking to back down suggests that Manchester United could indeed sweep in for the defender if they were to meet Real Madrida s asking price. Just like they did for Angel Di Maria.