Upcoming free agent Sergio Ramos will not join Manchester City

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 05: Sergio Ramos of Real Madrid during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final Second Leg match between Chelsea and Real Madrid at Stamford Bridge on May 5, 2021 in London, United Kingdom. Sporting stadiums around Europe remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by James Williamson - AMA/Getty Images)

Sergio Ramos’ contract expires on June 30th 2021, henceforth making Ramos a free agent this summer 2021. According to Jonathan Smith, Sergio Ramos will explicitly not join Manchester City

Jonathan Smith’s report comes after recent news which stated Manchester City would offer Ramos a 2-year contract. Smith is presently a Manchester City FC correspondent for Goal.

Sergio Ramos occupied the center half position at the spine of Real Madrid’s defense since 2005. Sergio Ramos additionally inherited the number 4 shirt from Real Madrid legend Fernando Hierro. Ramos subsequently established himself as a world-class center back, partnering with a variety of talents. Partnering with those including Ricardo Carvalho, Pepe, Nacho Fernandez, and most recently Raphael Varane.

Following the departure of goalkeeper Iker Casillas in 2015, Real Madrid correspondingly made Sergio Ramos club captain. Ramos currently has the 4th most appearances in Real Madrid history, with 671 appearances in all competitions.

Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos warming up before during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match at Stamford Bridge, London. Picture date: Wednesday May 5, 2021. (Photo by Adam Davy/PA Images via Getty Images)
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In addition to his Real Madrid excellence, Sergio Ramos is the most capped player in Spanish football history. Known for his exceptional goal-scoring prowess as a defender, Ramos is currently 8th on the leading Spanish goal scorers list. Recently, Ramos’ surprising exclusion from the Euro 2020 provisional squad lost the Spaniard his captaincy of the national team.

Sergio Ramos’ list of honors notably includes nearly all trophies a player could aspire to win.

  • 5x La Liga Champion
  • 4x UEFA Champions League Winner
  • 2x Copa Del Rey Winner
  • 4x Spanish Supercup Winner
  • 4x FIFA Club World Cup
  • 3x UEFA Supercup winner
  • 1x European U-19 Champion
  • 2x UEFA European Champion
  • 1x FIFA World Cup Winner

Potential Suitors

Despite being 35 years old, Sergio Ramos would be a huge boost to any potential suitor. A return to the Spanish capital is still on the cards, in addition to other big clubs.

Manchester United’s needs at center back will fulfill itself by acquiring Sergio Ramos. United hopes Ramos will add to their summer haul, rumored to include Jadon Sancho.

Paris Saint-Germain’s interest waned recently; nevertheless, the possibility still exists. Manchester City, however, will not be one of those clubs.

Will Sergio Ramos leave Real Madrid? Or will El Capitano return to his club, we can only find out in due time.

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