Real Madrid are ready to offer Sergio Ramos an incredible deal worth £200,000-a-week to keep him away from the clutches of Manchester United, reports The Sun.
The deal is designed to put Ramos within touching distance of the club's highest earners, Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo.
It comes as a response to the 29-year-old's decision to ask for a transfer, inspiring Manchester United to launch a £32 million bid last week.
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Ramos had grown upset with Florentino Perez's refusal to offer him a new contract, allowing his current deal to run into its final two-years.
However, it seems the idea of losing him to the Red Devils has inspired the president into life and the vastly experienced Spain international will now get what he wanted.
The centre-back was accused by of using interest from Old Trafford in a bid to gain leverage over Real Madrid by a number of critics. Should he sign this new offer then it would essentially confirm those suspicions.
A number of failures
Ed Woodward has been pushing hard to try and get Ramos to the club but looks set for another failure with regards to a world-class defender.
Mats Hummels was the original target for Louis van Gaal but the Germany star has already committed his future to Borussia Dortmund.
Manchester United have also failed to get Valencia to lower their €50m asking price for Argentina defender Nicolas Otamendi. But he has shown the most genuine interest in joining the club.
De Gea deal
If an when Ramos signs this new contract at Real Madrid, it should allow Rafa Benitez and Perez to push on with a deal for Manchester United's want-away goalkeeper David de Gea.
Talks over a deal have stalled because of United's interest in Ramos but the defender's decision to extend his stay in Madrid, if he makes it, will leave them with little else to talk about than the goalkeeper's future.
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