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Real Madrid now considering two-year extension for Sergio Ramos

While the club only wanted to extend his contract for one season, his leadership and performances this year could give him an extra one, according to AS.

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Real Madrid are yet to extend Sergio Ramos’ contract with the club, currently set to expire in the summer of 2021. That means that Ramos would be able to negotiate with other clubs in the winter, and while both Madrid and the Spanish defender know that an agreement will eventually be reached, the clock is ticking.

In this context and after Madrid’s defeat against Manchester City in the Champions League’s Round of 16, Los Blancos are willing to reconsider their position and give Ramos a new two-year deal instead of a regular one-year extension. Considering Ramos’ age, Madrid wanted to go year by year, but his performances this season and the leadership he’s shown game after game could ultimately force Real Madrid’s hand, according to AS.

In fact, Ramos has been Real’s most reliable defender this season and Varane’s performance against City —even if it was a single game— didn’t leave Madrid in a optimistic mood for a future without Ramos.

While the captain will surely enter his decline soon —he’s 34 years old—, it seems reasonable to give Ramos that two-year extension he wants.

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