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PSG: Ramos makes honest UCL admission after Bayern Munich defeat

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The Parisians crashed out of the elite competition again despite their star-studded squad.

Sergio Ramos has admitted Paris Saint-Germain are “not at the level” to compete in the Champions League.

A 2-0 defeat at Allianz Arena saw Ramos and co crash out of the competition on Wednesday. Goals from Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting and Serge Gnabry secured Bayern’s place in the quarter-finals, while PSG suffered another setback to their European ambitions.

Ramos took to Twitter to express his frustration after the game.

“Deeply disappointed in you and in us,” the veteran defender wrote“We were not at the level required by #UCL. We didn’t know how to handle the key details and we miss the main objective. 

“It’s painful, but champions are reborn from defeat and forged in adversity. We’ll be back!”

PSG crashed out of UCL’s last-16 round for the fifth time in the last seven years. This year’s defeat could worsen the club’s position in their contract negotiations with the likes of Lionel Messi and Neymar.

Ramos’ current deal will also expire at the end of the season, with no signs of a renewal being imminent. The 36-year-old, who won four Champions League titles during his legendary spell at Real Madrid, has emerged as a transfer target for Al Nassr in recent weeks.