Sergio Ramos has reportedly told Real Madrid that he wants to leave the club this summer, and it looks as though that demand has done his relationship with club president Florentino Perez no good whatsoever.
The Spanish international has already been the subject of one bid from Manchester United worth £30 million however his current employers don't want to let him leave despite the fact he's not been offered a contract extension with two years to run on his current deal.
The pair were thrust together during a promotional event on Real Madrid's pre-season tour of Australia and Asia, and while Ramos extended the courtesy of a handshake, he didn't seem keen to engage in conversation with his boss.
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As it stands talks between Manchester United and Real Madrid are at a standstill with neither side willing to budge. The Spanish giants do not want to let their club captain leave and have quoted the Red Devils a prohibitively large price to let him leave.
Manchester United meanwhile say they will not let goalkeeper David de Gea complete his dream move to the Bernabeu unless Ramos is included in the offer.
De Gea featured for Manchester United in their 3-1 win over Barcelona in America last night, and boss Louis van Gaal is adamant that it's not certain the Spaniard will leave.
Goals from Wayne Rooney, Jesse Lingard and Adnan Januzaj at the Levi's Stadium - home of the San Francisco 49ers - maintained United’s 100 per cent tour record against the reigning European champions.
Van Gaal said: "Of course I do hope that David de Gea shall stay but in this world of football you never know. In spite of his injury he doesn't train for one week, he can show his quality already in this game. He has showed his quality."