Real Madrid risk losing star player amid coronavirus crisis. The ongoing pandemic has put a halt to contract talks between the club and the player.
Sports around the world has come to a standstill following the outbreak of coronavirus around the world. Football leagues have come to halt with murmurs of the season possibly being called off. There is a lot of uncertainty going forward and there seems to be no answers in sight.
With football clubs not having an idea of how the next few months will impact them financially, there is a lot of confusion regarding contract renewals of players whose times at their respective clubs are coming to a close. One such club is Spanish giants Real Madrid.
Real Madrid risk losing star player amid coronavirus crisis
Los Blancos currently face the risk of seeing their captain Sergio Ramos on the free. The Spaniard’s contract is set to expire in June 2021. However, at the age of 33, there are now doubts he will remain with the La Liga giants beyond this date.
According to Marca, there have been preliminary discussions but Real Madrid seem to be in no rush to get the deal done.
The club do not traditionally offer contracts for more than a year to players over the age of 32. With Real Madrid uncertain about the financial losses they could potentially endure in the coming years, they are in no mood to abandon their custom for Ramos; despite the defender being a loyal servant since joining the club 2005.
Despite playing at the backline, he has registered 91 goals from 640 appearances for Real Madrid.
Ramos, who will turn 34 on Monday. Has also won 21 major trophies with his side, including four La Liga titles, three Champions Leagues – three of which were consecutive- two Copa del Reys, three UEFA Super Cups, and four FIFA Club World Cups with the Royal Whites.
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