Paris Saint-Germain landed one of the biggest free agents on the market when they agreed to a two-year deal with former Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos. However, before committing to signing with the capital club, the 35-year-old had other offers.
Goal reports that Ramos rejected offers from Arsenal and Manchester City. The Gunners were hopeful of landing the veteran defender as they had a two-year contract worth €17million per season on the table for him.
Nonetheless, Ramos decided to reject the contract proposal from Arsenal due to the English club not competing in the UEFA Champions League next season. Meanwhile, Manchester City also offered a two-year deal.
Manchester City wanted Ramos to play two years for the club then, finishing up his career in Major League Soccer with New York City FC, which the same group owns.
Despite the proposal intriguing Ramos, his eyes were on the French giants. Real Madrid wanted to keep their captain but wanted him to take a pay cut. The player decided to accept the offer from PSG, which would see him make €12-million per season with a bonus that will bring his annual salary to €15-million.
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