Fernando Hierro, the former Merengue legend, wants to see Sergio Ramos complete his career at the Bernabeu.
Fernando Hierro has urged Real Madrid to strike a new deal with Sergio Ramos. According to him, the latter undoubtedly deserves the chance to end his career in the Spanish capital.
Ramos’ place in the history of Madrid is no longer in doubt. The Spaniard having played a key role in one of the club’s most successful spells but is now approaching the final weeks of his contract. Real have yet to come to an agreement with him on an extension and Hierro has urged his former club to step up negotiations to keep him at the Santiago Bernabeu for years to come. “I would like him to continue. For all he is and what he stands for. May his athletic career end here”, the former Madrid defender told Goal of Ramos.
Hierro went on to express his belief that Ramos is La Liga’s most important player, and he also encouraged him to shine with Spain during Euro 2020. “As a Madrid player and captain of the national team, he contributes a lot”, he confided. “He has a leadership quality which is very necessary in all teams. It is a very special year for him. He is a boy who transmits a lot and only good things. He is exemplary, and he is going to be a player. very important during the next European Championship. “
Ramos is back to competition
Madrid President Florentino Perez spoke of ongoing speculation about Ramos’ future last month, admitting that a final decision has yet to be made due to financial uncertainty caused by the Covid-crisis. 19.
“I love Sergio Ramos, but we are in a very bad financial situation at Real Madrid. Nobody is putting money into this club.”, did he declare. “Is he going to leave the club? I didn’t say that. A lot of things can happen. We will think about it at the end of the season.”
Ramos has suffered various injuries during the current campaign and has not been able to make his usual contribution to the club’s cause, with just 20 appearances in all competitions. His sidelining was also extended in April due to a Covid-19 infection, but he is set to return to competition. He is expected to be on hand in Madrid’s opposition to Chelsea in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.