Manchester United have lodged a second bid for Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos as they step up their interest in the defender.
The Times’ James Ducker says a bid in the region of £35.4m has been submitted by Man United but it still falls some way short of their £46m valuation of the 29-year-old.
Other reports from AS in Spain also suggest a second bid has gone in but their figure of €60m is far closer to the £46m valuation which Madrid are keen to receive.
Ramos has been linked with a move away from Real Madrid following a breakdown in his relationship with the club.
It has made the situation quite complex and there is now just two weeks before Real Madrid fly out on international tour business. Ramos and the club would prefer a solution before then and United are testing the club’s mettle with two bids in just a few days.
It appears as though when Florentino Perez thinks your time is up at the Santiago Bernabeu, then there is little else to do but start packing your bags.
Gonzalo Higuain, Angel di Maria and Mesuit Ozil have all stated, after their departure, that their intention was not to leave the club but somebody else’s.
Ramos could become just another casualty of Perez’ thinking and could be using the funds gained by selling the 29-year-old on purchasing the next Galactico.