Sergio Ramos joins Paris Saint German on a free transfer for a two-year deal with the French club. His contract with the club runs till the summer of 2023. Sergio Ramos will wear the No.4 jersey as the club announced the signing in an article on their official website before even announcing the deal. The article was deleted quickly.
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On Wednesday, the Spanish defender flew to Paris to conclude the deal. He landed at Le Bourget airport before heading to the American Hospital in Neully to carry out a medical. He was then taken to the PSG offices, where he signed his new contract. Ramos was pictured at the club’s training ground on Wednesday afternoon, and it is expected that it will be announced in the coming hours. Paris Saint German fans gave a huge welcome to the former Real Madrid player.
Sergio Ramos’ Quotes leaked by PSG
“This number four, I appreciate it a lot out of superstition, because I had it from the start of my career, and then it accompanied me throughout my life, continued with me, brought good luck, and a lot of victories,” Ramos said in the article.
“Now number four is part of me as a person and as a professional. For me, it’s a privilege to be able to wear this number in such a great team, Paris Saint-Germain. So, it will be very special to be able to wear my number here in Paris.”
Sergio Ramos will play alongside Presnel Kimpembe in the centre back position with Marquinhos shifting to defensive midfield to free up space for the Spaniard. Sergio Ramos vast experience will help Mauricio Pochettino’s side to win the Ligue 1 title and go deep in UEFA Champions League tournament. The former Madrid player has won the tournament 4 times and will assist his current club in winning their first ever champions league.
Sergio Ramos spent 16 years on Real’s books after joining the club from Sevilla in 2005, establishing himself as one of the top defenders in Europe while winning a whole host of trophies. The World Cup winner lifted 22 major trophies during his time at the Bernabeu, including five La Liga titles and four Champions League titles & a FIFA World Cup. Ramos also contributed 101 goals to Real in 671 games across all competitions, but the club had no choice but to let him go after talks over a contract extension fell through.
Speaking about his departure from Madrid, Sergio Ramos said at the time: “I would like to clarify that I never wanted to leave Real Madrid, I always wanted to continue here.”
“The club offered me the chance to renew my contract, but with COVID and everything it kept being put off.”
“Then in the last months the club made me an offer of one year, with a drop in salary. Money was never a problem, the president knew from my mouth that my issue was contract length — I wanted two years, for me and my family.”
Paris Saint German recently announced the signing of Achraf Hakimi from Inter on Monday. The French club also signed Gini Wijnaldum from Liverpool last month for free.