Sergio Ramos said he is ready to prepare everything for Paris Saint-Germain when the French team face Real Madrid in the round of 16 of the Champions League.
The Spain midfielder was asked about his feelings about redrawing his old club in Europe, and he has no doubts about his loyalty.
Ramos is only able to play one game this year for PSG due to a lingering muscle injury, but he hopes to be available in the spring for the standout clash to open the knockout stages.
Initially, PSG were held to a draw against Real Madrid, but after the draw was restarted due to errors, PSG knocked out the Spanish side in an emotional match for Ramos.
“You know the affection and love that I have for Real Madrid,” Ramos said. “Now it’s my turn to defend PSG and I’ll do everything I can to do that. That’s the team that bet on me. I’m going to die for PSG.
“I don’t want that confrontation [with Real Madrid], but returning to the Santiago Bernabeu is reason to rejoice [because] I can’t have a real breakup because of COVID restrictions. “
Why did Sergio Ramos leave Real Madrid?
The 35-year-old defender is a Real Madrid icon, however his contract expired this past June and an extension could not be reached.
Ramos has previously said he wants to return to Real Madrid, but the club only offered him a one-year extension and his wish was to sign a two-year contract.
The former Spain international also revealed that he spent “many hours of darkness and loneliness” at the start of his time at Paris Saint-Germain as a calf injury kept him out of a match. until November 28. He has been sidelined again because of muscle problems his condition is moving forward uncertain.
“It was tough, different from what I’ve been through in my career,” he said. “Injury has [rarely been like this]. To feel like a player again is important.
“Many hours in the dark, lonely, but it helped me through the challenge. It helped me know who was really there and who wasn’t. There will be Ramos for a while. The family has adapted. good. I smiled and thought about competing again.”