Transfer news: Ramos tells Real Madrid not to sign David De Gea, suggests better goalkeeper


Real Madrid captain, Sergio Ramos, has told the club that Manchester United goalkeeper, David De Gea was not the right signing for the Santiago Bernabeu landlords.

Real Madrid are expected to spend big this summer, with club president, Florentino Perez keen on landing new players.

Real, who are currently without a manager following Zinedine Zidane’s shock departure earlier this month, are ready for a summer shake-up.

United No 1, De Gea is a long-term target for Real, with the Spanish giants said to be keen on making a mammoth bid for the Spain No 1.

Spanish news outlet, Diario Gol reports however that Real Madrid skipper, Ramos, has told the club to abandon their plans to sign De Gea.

The centre-half has instead told Real Madrid to sign Atletico Madrid keeper, Jan Oblak, this summer.

Oblak, 26, has an £88m release clause in his current Atletico contract, which runs until 2021.

Diario Gol added that Ramos wants Real to complete the controversial deal and sign Oblak from their arch rivals.

The Slovenia international is currently being watched by Liverpool, with Jurgen Klopp keen on signing a new No 1 this summer, however Real are favourites to complete the deal.

United star, De Gea has been vocal on his future in recent weeks, with the Spain international revealing he’s fully focused on the World Cup in Russia.

“My future? The important thing is the World Cup and not to think of anything else that can divert you or upset you,” De Gea, who is on national team duties with Spain told reporters.

“You have to be focused on having a good World Cup – we are all good. Hopefully we can go far and win.

“Football is football and a thousand things can happen.

“But I’m always calm. Come what may, I’ll be the same. It is important to be focused and be 100 per cent.”

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