Coach of Real Madrid, Rafa Benitez has said that Manchester United target, Sergio Ramos will not leave Madrid this summer.
It would be recalled that Manchester united placed a £28m bid for the 29-year-old Spain defender but it was rejected by Real Madrid, who are also interested in United Goalkeeper, David De Gea.
Benitez said: “I see Sergio as an integral part of our team. He’s a winner and that’s what we need.”
“The president has already commented that he is staying with the club.”
BBC reports that Benitez, have spoken to Ramos at length in the summer about his ideas, about his future.
Benitez said; “For me, he is an enormous professional. He does everything that the team and I ask of him.”
Real’s interest in David De Gea prompted United, believing Ramos was keen to move after the Spanish club failed to offer him an extension to his contract, which expires in 2017.
Ramos is part of the Real squad on a pre-season reports it is believed he will be named club captain this season following the departure of Iker Casillas to Porto.
Ramos who has 128 Spain caps and 445 appearances for the club was in the starting line-up as they won Euro 2008, the 2010 World Cup and Euro 2012.