Amid all the rumors about his possible exit, Sergio Ramos had Zinedine Zidane come out to talk about the stalled contract extension.
Sergio Ramos’ contract extension has been one of the biggest topics of conversation for the last two weeks. Several media outlets are convinced that all this noise is generating because Ramos wants to earn more money as a Real Madrid player.
However, this also creates baseless claims about him leaving to other clubs in European football. Some outlets even flirt with the idea of Sergio becoming a Barcelona player. But the reality is that the captain wants to remain at Real Madrid and all he wants is a fair new contract. With his recent muscular injury, he is set to miss at least two weeks of every competition.
This might be a good time for his teammates and manager to talk about his future at the club. Zinedine Zidane was questioned about Ramos today and he was very clear. In the French manager’s view, Sergio should do what he considers best for his career.
Zidane knows Real Madrid will miss the injured Ramos.
During today’s press conference ahead of Real Madrid’s trip to Villarreal, Zidane spoke to the club’s official website: “The important thing is that Sergio Ramos and the club are ok. He’s our leader and an important player. Whether he plays for the national team has nothing to do with it. He has to continue until he decides.
“We always want our captain with us for what he is and transmits when the others are not there. I hope his situation with the club will be fixed quickly for the good of all and mine as a coach. “It’s bad news when any player is injured, but today is another day and we know that Sergio will not be there. We want him to recover quickly.
“The worst news for a coach is seeing your players get injured. I’m only thinking about the health of the players and when they have so many games they never stop. Many teams are experiencing the same things and it’s true that I’m worried, but it’s something I’m not going to get involved in.”