Guti believes Sergio Ramos will stay at Real Madrid, despite Manchester United interest

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Former club and international team-mate of Sergio Ramos, midfield icon Guti, believes the defender will eventually get the deal he wants at Real Madrid.

Over recent days there's been a frenzy amongst the Spanish media, especially in the capital, with suggestions that star central defender Sergio Ramos could leave the Bernabeu this summer.

Despite the wealth of speculation surrounding the future of the 29-year-old Spain international, appearing as a panellist on popular Spanish football show El Chiringuito de Jugones, former team-mate Guti believes all will be resolved soon enough.

At the moment, negotiations have reached breaking point, with Ramos reportedly wanting €10 million per season if he's to sign a new deal, whilst Florentino Perez has thus far only tabled a deal for €7 million per season.

Guti remains confident that all of this is a storm in a teacup, insisting: "If Ramos sits down with Florentino, Florentino will give him the €10 million. First he'll be offered €8 million, and then if he wins two more trophies, he'll be given the quantity he wants."

Should Ramos get the contract value and terms he wants, Guti did warn that the Real Madrid supporters will have even more reasons to be extra-demanding of his performances.

He explained: "It's a fact that if Ramos stays at Real Madrid, and his performances aren't good enough, the fans won't be at all satisfied and will whistle him."

Asked whether the current situation and apparent distancing between Ramos and the club, will have any affect on how supporters regard the player, Guti pointed out: "He's an icon amongst the Real Madrid supporters, and if Iker Casillas leaves in the end, the most iconic player will then be Sergio Ramos."

Guti then backed the stance of Ramos by suggesting: "All this can be resolved with a meeting between Ramos and Florentino. In the end, everyone in work is trying to do the best for their families."

After HITC sources confirmed Manchester United want a player in exchange from Real Madrid, if they're to let David De Gea depart in the opposite direction, there's belief the Red Devils are trying to secure a deal for either Ramos or Varane.

The prospect of Manchester United getting Ramos is certainly very appealing, even if it would prove to be a highly costly venture. Guti doesn't think such deal will come to pass, hoping his former colleague will stay put at Real Madrid, concluding: "Ramos has to look after his future and has to be an egotist. I want him to stay at Real Madrid."

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