Menu

Manchester United agreed £9.8m deal with Real Madrid star before SENSATIONAL U-TURN

Manchester United agreed a contract with Real Madrid star Sergio Ramos before the player’s sensational u-turn, reports the Metro.

The 29-year-old is now set to stay with Los Merengues after negotiating an £8 million, five-year deal. This will be a major disappointment for the Red Devils, who are in dire need of a leader for their back line. The need will only be heightened if David De Gea completes a much mooted move to the Bernabeu this month.

United are thought to have been close to signing the Spain international before this turnaround. They had apparently agreed a £200,000-a-week deal with the defender, which would have let him earn £9.8 million every year.

SEE MORE
Manchester United transfer news

Manchester United keen on €50m defensive ROCK after failing to sign Real Madrid star
David De Gea and Manchester United transfer saga in danger of TOXIC turn

However, the move is dead now, and the Premier League side will have to look elsewhere. Valencia ace Nicolas Otamendi has been touted as another option [The Independent], and has just come off the back of a successful season with Los Che. They conceded only 32 goals in La Liga with the Argentinian at the heart of their defence.

More Stories nicolas otamendi Sergio Ramos