Transfer Balls: Manchester United winners in Sergio Ramos poll
Transfer Balls: a look at today’s reporting on Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos, apparently wanted by Manchester United.
Daily Express: “Real Madrid fans turn on Sergio Ramos and want him sold to Man United this summer”
Why do Real Madrid fans wants Ramos sold to Manchester United instead of, say, to a team they won’t face in the Champions’ League, like Spurs?
…a fan poll in Madrid has revealed almost 60 per cent of supporters believe Ramos should now be sold.
The Metro: “Real Madrid fans turn on Manchester United target Sergio Ramos with 55% voting to sell the defender”
..a poll in Spanish newspaper AS has revealed how 55% of the 25,000 Madrid fans who voted would rather the club discarded of Ramos this summer.
They just want rid of him. The fans don’t care if he goes to Man United or Leeds United.
Let’s look at the poll.
As reported by AS, Madrid are asking for €90 million for Ramos and this is the line users have been taking in our poll, with more than 22 per cent saying that Madrid should not sell Ramos for less than €60 million.
It’s not that the fans want to get shot of Real’s vice captain; it’s that Real fans think €90 million is a good price for a 29-year-old.
The MEN wonders about the fans who would respond to a poll in AS:
Of the Madrid sport dailies, AS have shown the most sympathy towards Ramos, however the result of their poll indicates the club’s following is behind president Florentino Perez.
So much for the poll.
The Guardian: “How the relationship between Sergio Ramos and Real Madrid turned ugly”
While they have not yet said anything publicly (and nor has Ramos), Madrid’s position remains that any interested clubs would have to pay the full buy-out clause, €180m, in other words the player is not for sale. And nor have they received a bid, the line goes. Meanwhile the posturing continues via third parties.
And on it goes…