SERGIO RAMOS has told former Real Madrid team-mates that he is going to join Paris Saint-Germain, reports suggest.
Real confirmed last week that Ramos will leave the club after 16 scintillating years at the Santiago Bernabeu when his contract expired.
Sergio Ramos left Real Madrid after his contract expiredCredit: Getty
The 35-year-old is at an advanced age but is still considered as one of the best centre-backs in the world and his departure has led to interest from some of football’s top clubs.
Manchester United, Manchester City and PSG have all been monitoring the Spain international.
According to Tiempo de Juego, however, the legendary defender has told other Los Blancos players that he is on his way to Paris.
Reports suggested that Ramos has been prioritising the French giants, who have offered him a deal that is ‘financially superior’ to what the two Manchester clubs have proposed.
But if negotiations collapse, then the former Real captain would prefer to join United over City.
Red Devils manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is looking for a top defender to partner up with Harry Maguire at centre-back ahead of this coming season.
The Spaniard held a tearful press conference last Thursday as he bid farewell to the club where he won 22 major honours.
An emotional Ramos said: “I’ll always keep Real Madrid in my heart.
“A marvellous stage in my life is over, but a new exciting future awaits and I am looking forward to showing my level and winning some more trophies.
“You’re never prepared to say adios to Real Madrid but the moment has arrived. This is an ‘adieu’ as sooner or later I will return.
“I would like to thank the fans, they carried me in their arms at all times.
“I would have liked to say goodbye at the Bernabeu. But I will always carry you in my heart.”
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