Sergio Ramos could be on the move this summer and Manchester United are interested – is he the man to finally put a stop to the club’s defensive woes?
According to The Daily Mail, sources close to the Bernabau claim a bust-up with club president Florentino Perez has cast doubt over Ramos’ future as a Galactico.
The defender drew criticism for recording a personal documentary while his side were dumped out of the Champions League by Ajax, after which Perez angered the players by confronting them in the dressing room.
Now, the aforementioned report claims Ramos is ready to walk away, with Manchester United and PSG both weighing up moves.
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There are few footballers in the world who draw more hate from rival fans than Ramos, but the reason for that is simple – he wins, wins again, and then wins some more.
The 33 year-old’s honours list is frankly too long to even compile here, but it includes four league titles, four Champions Leagues and a World Cup to name but a few.
And this winning mentality is exactly what is needed at Old Trafford. It was present under Sir Alex Ferguson, and it is always present wherever Ramos resides.
Victor Lindelof, who is surely the current United defender with the best chance of becoming a mainstay at the club, would benefit hugely from having a commanding leader alongside him.
A partnership of Ramos and Lindelof would be brimming with athleticism, bravery and ball-playing ability.
More importantly though, the Red Devils will never have a better chance to re-organise their shambles of a defence than signing perhaps the greatest captain on the planet.
Many will look with jealousy towards what Virgil van Dijk has done to Liverpool’s defence, and while Ramos is ageing and not the defender he once was, he would have an identical impact in terms of organisation, composure and leadership.
On top of all this, Ashley Young wouldn’t be captain anymore!