Former Liverpool and Real Madrid striker Fernando Morientes doubts Sergio Ramos will join Manchester United

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Morientes feels certain Ramos will get a better deal and stay at the Bernabeu.

Speaking with Spanish radio network Cadena COPE, former Liverpool and Real Madrid star Fernando Morientes has offered his view on Sergio Ramos, his situation at the Santiago Bernabeu, and whether the player will move to Old Trafford this summer.

Given the interest of Manchester United in Ramos, with Real Madrid likewise keen to see keeper De Gea head in the opposite direction, the respective futures of the two Spain internationals is a huge topic for debate, particularly amongst TV, Radio and press outlets in the capital.

For his part, Morientes explained: "I can identify with the situations players experience, along with that of Ramos, although I do think everything that's happening is strange."

The former player, who was recently appointed as manager of Spanish third-tier side, Fuenlabrada, believes the current media frenzy surrounding Ramos, isn't helping matters.

However, Morientes also remains highly doubtful the 29-year-old will leave Real Madrid, believing he's simply out to get a better deal with his current club, rather than harbouring any serious intent to join Manchester United.

He pointed out: "I think that eventually, matters like this end up with understanding. Players also tighten the noose, calling for their club to pay attention to them, with the suggestion - 'careful, because other clubs will give me what I deserve' - I think that's what Ramos is after, a touch of attention, and everything will be resolved."

Finally and adding further belief that the centre-back won't be leaving Los Blancos, Morientes underlined: "Ramos is made for Madrid, and Madrid is made for Ramos."

Amidst the plethora of reports regarding Ramos over recent days, is a huge amount of speculation over his value. Sky Sports News claimed on Tuesday that Manchester United have bid £28.6m. Meanwhile, Cadena COPE have suggested Real Madrid won't consider anything less than around £70 million.

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