Manchester United are reportedly one of only three clubs able to financially back-up their interest in Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos.
Ramos, 34, has spent the majority of his career with Los Blancos following his £24.3m move from domestic rivals Sevilla in 2005.
Despite enjoying a hugely successful 16-years in Madrid during a spell which has seen the Spanish skipper lift 22 major trophies, including four Champions League, there are suggestions the 34-year-old could see out his footballing days elsewhere.
With his contract set to expire in the summer, there is growing speculation that the 2010 World Cup winner could leave the Santiago Bernabeu as a free agent.
According to a recent written report from Spanish outlet Sport (via Sports Witness), Ramos and Real Madrid president Florentino Perez are struggling to come to an agreement regarding the 34-year-old’s new deal.
It has been claimed that Ramos is demanding £10.5m-per year, a figure Real Madrid cannot commit to due to the financial implications the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic are having.
The reports in Spain suggest that the three clubs who have actively shown an interest in Ramos are Ligue 1 champions Paris-Saint Germain and Premier League giants Man United and Man City.
It is widely accepted that the above clubs are the only ones who could realistically afford to pay Ramos what it would take to lure him from the Spanish capital.
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