Sergio Ramos insists the door remains wide open for “the great” Paul Pogba to swap Manchester United for Real Madrid in the future.
Pogba’s future was one of the biggest talking points of the summer transfer window amid strong interest from Real. It all really started, of course, when the midfielder declared he fancied leaving United for a new challenge in June.
Reports have since continually linked Pogba with a big-money move to the Santiago Bernabeu. Leading the charge was none other than Zinedine Zidane himself, who felt his fellow Frenchman was the missing piece of the puzzle for his midfield.
Despite the 47-year-old’s best attempts, however, Pogba remains a United player to this day.
There are even rumours going about in the Spanish press claiming that he’s set to sign a new long-term deal at Old Trafford.
Nevertheless, Ramos insists that the door to Madrid will always remain open to players as talented as Pogba.
He told the Express: “I think Real Madrid always has the door open for good players such as him.
“For me, Pogba is one of the great players. He is different and he has shown his value at Juventus and now Manchester United.
“I think he brings balance to a team. He has a great offensive influence and he has this amazing physique.”
In a board meeting on Monday, club president Florentino Perez conceded that Real’s attempts to sign Pogba came to nothing due to United’s reluctance to sell.
The World Cup winner, who has started all four of United’s Premier League games this season, is currently out with an ankle injury. Therefore, he had to withdraw from the France squad for the international break.
Although Red Devils boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer remains calm, which could suggest a return for Saturday’s clash with Leicester City.
Ramos, meanwhile, also spoke on Gareth Bale’s situation at Real this season.