The stellar central defender of Real Madrid has not renewed with the white house and his name is added to the list of possible reinforcements after the extension of the Brazilian's contract until 2025.
For now, the only certainty is that the Brazilian star Neymar has extended his contract with PSG until 2025 and that generates collateral effects on other players and teams. Photo: IG-neymarjr, IG-leomessi, IG-sergioramos
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Leer en español: 2021: Un PSG con Neymar y Messi y ¿Sergio Ramos?
As often happens when a season in international soccer ends, the news about new contracts in elite teams begins. For now, the only sure thing is that the Brazilian star Neymar has extended his contract with PSG until 2025 and that generates collateral effects on other players and teams, so there is already talk of the "great team" that the French team will put together for the 2021-22 season.
PSG closes a campaign in which they did not win the Champions League and neither did Ligue 1 under the command of Mauricio Pochettino, who in turn arrived mid-season to replace Tomar Tuchel, who will now play the UCL final as a strategist for Chelsea. Therefore, and before the possible departure of Kylian Mbappé, what is expected are reinforcements.
The signing of Neymar was announced with an emotional video that highlights several important moments of his time with the Parisian cast after his transfer from Barcelona for 222 million euros in the summer of 2017.
Ya es oficial: Neymar renueva hasta 2025. Ciau, ciau, Barcelona. ¿Acercará esto a Messi al PSG? pic.twitter.com/91gfnH2RgT— Manu Heredia (@ManuHeredia21) May 8, 2021
What Neymar and Al Khelaifi think
The soccer player emphasized that "PSG has grown a lot since my arrival" something that is evident after playing the final of the Champions League in the 2019-20 edition and reaching the semifinals in the present. Now they are fighting with the best to be the king of Europe.
Neymar has formed an excellent duo with Frenchman Kylian Mbappé, but it is quite likely that that duo will be extinguished because Mbappé has not yet renewed, which is surprising at this point, added to Real Madrid's notable interest in signing him.
In turn, the president of the club, Nasser Al Khelaifi, assured "The center of gravity of our ambitious project to grow PSG lies in the heart, talent and total participation of our players and I am proud to see Neymar Jr. today reaffirm his long-term commitment to the Paris Saint-Germain family. We are very happy to see him continue to be part of our project and be by our side for many years. "
⁉️ ¿Ramos al PSG?— Diario AS (@diarioas) May 11, 2021
????️ "Sergio es actualmente jugador del Real Madrid. Pero lo que puedo deciros es que, como cada equipo, todos queremos mejorar algunas posiciones”
Who could get there?
Among the proper names to be followed by Real Madrid with a view to strengthening itself, two appear today in the Corriere dello Sport edition. Specifically, these are two possible alternatives for its core.
The first names to emerge were Spanish midfielders Fabián Ruiz and Serbian Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, but the future of both players can vary significantly depending on whether Naples and Lazio qualify for the Champions League. The page signings.com indicates that at least one of the two will wear the PSG uniform in the 21-22.
But these role players, of course, are not the main bet of the Parisians for the next campaign, because there is a name that stands out above the rest and is nothing more and nothing less than that of Leo Messi, who this year will be able to quietly leave FC Barcelona if you decide to do so. For now, he does not renew, but his friendship with Neymar and the fact that the Brazilian has extended his contract open up many possibilities.
The French team, offers the attacker from Rosario two years of the contract, plus an optional third, with a record well above what Barça can offer him from the start. In fact, the respected media Le Parisien, assures that PSG is planning next season with the presence of the Argentine star.
Al Khelaifi's interests are directed towards another Barça player such as Emerson Royal, now on loan to Betis, and another midfielder with a midfielder profile. It is also a fact that Pochettino will continue to command the team. But, as Mbappé is not sure, the door opens for a third stellar signing.
Sergio Ramos in Paris?
From the smallest detail, the European media make conjectures and in that sense, the name of the Real Madrid captain entered the list of possible interests of PSG for the upcoming harvest.
Some simple emoticons published on Ramos' Instagram were taken as a clue, because in it when he applauded the renewal of Neymar, which generated a lot of suspicions because his contract with the "meringues" ends in June and remains unrenewed.
Do not forget that PSG was one of the first to be interested in Ramos and that could be his destiny. The white captain would abide by the salary reduction (10%) in case of extending his journey for two more seasons, but the team's proposal is for a single year.
Mauricio Pochettino, coach of the Gauls, has spoken about it at a press conference. "Sergio Ramos to PSG? I'm not going to answer because anything could be misinterpreted. Sergio is currently a Real Madrid player, but what I can tell you is that, like every team, we all want to improve some positions," said the strategist. Argentine in statements compiled by Marca.