The center-back has been linked with a move away from the Santiago Bernabeu, but his teammate is hoping he will stick around for years to come
Toni Kroos says he hopes Sergio Ramos will stay at Real Madrid as the defender’s contract nears expiration.
Ramos can leave Madrid on a free transfer this summer as his contract expires at the end of the month.
The Spain international has been linked with players like Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester City and Chelsea, while a return to Sevilla is reportedly an option.
What was said?
But Madrid have reportedly offered Ramos a deal to keep him in the Spanish capital for another year and Kroos is hoping he signs it.
“I don’t know how things are with the club. Of course he is a great colleague and I enjoyed playing with him a lot and I really hope we have a few more years together,” said the midfielder. field to journalists.
“But at the end of the day it’s not my decision. What I can say is he’s a great guy – and the best captain I’ve ever had in my career.”
How long has Ramos been in Madrid?
The 35-year-old joined Madrid from Sevilla in 2005, and he won five La Liga titles and four Champions League trophies with Los Blancos.
Ramos has made more than 670 appearances in all competitions for the Spanish giants, but limited himself to just 21 games in 2020-21.
Will Ramos play at Euro 2020?
The central defender will not be present at the European Championship this summer.
Ramos was excluded from the squad for the tournament while he was the team captain.
The defender admitted last month that it might be best for him to spend the summer resting to be ready for next season.
“It pains me not to have been able to help my team more and not to defend Spain but, in this case, it is better to rest, to fully recover well and, next year, to come back as we have. always done, ”he said.
“It hurts not to represent your country, but you have to be honest and sincere.”