French Football Pundit Doesn’t Think PSG Should Pursue Real Madrid Defender Whose Contract Expires in June

The winter transfer window is open, which means players with expiring contracts in June can agree to pre-contracts with a club for the 2021-22 season. 

While the entire world awaits what FC Barcelona’s Lionel Messi decides to do concerning his future, the club’s hated rival, Real Madrid, could see a departure of their legend, Sergio Ramos. 

Reports from media outlets like Diario AS have linked Ramos’ to the capital club. However, with the Marquinhos and Presnel Kimpembe dominating the central defense minutes, the Real Madrid defender won’t see time as a starter. 

In a few months, Ramos could depart Los Blancos on a free transfer. The 34-year-old has yet to agree to an extension with the Spanish giants. If both sides fail to do so, RTL’s Philippe Sanfourche believes that Paris Saint-Germain shouldn’t pursue Ramos during an appearance on L’Equipe du Soir (via Canal Supporters). 

“Two or three years ago, I probably would have said yes because the economic situation was not the same. We had less certainty about Presnel Kimpembe’s ability to raise his level. Today you have a Marquinhos-Kimpembe hinge, 26 and 25 years old. I think there are areas of play at PSG on which we can have more concerns,” Sanfourche said.

“You have to install them both overtime for it to gain momentum. If you’re bringing in Sergio Ramos at 35, it’s definitely not to put him in a rotation. It means that Kimpembe will go back to the bench. In addition, with the salary that Sergio Ramos represents. I think there is more need for investment in the midfield at PSG.”

Nonetheless, the play behind these two falls when either Abdou Diallo or Thilo Kehrer is at center-back. It’s why some supporters didn’t like Thiago Silva’s departure, who’s playing well for Chelsea FC. A move for Ramos will likely come down to wages and playing time he’s looking for; if it’s too much for the capital club, they can easily walk away. 

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