Defender Sergio Ramos has admitted that he has plans to ‘win as many trophies as possible’ after joining French heavyweights Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer.
The Spaniard, who is 35, has joined the Ligue 1 club on a two-year contract following his departure from Real Madrid earlier this summer.
After 16 years with Los Blancos, it was confirmed last month that Ramos would leave the club at the end of his contract, meaning he would be available for anyone to snap up on a free transfer.
Understandably, he was linked with a whole host of clubs right across Europe, including Premier League giants Chelsea and Manchester United, who are both looking to strengthen their central-defensive options this summer.
However, despite reports linking him with a switch to Stamford Bridge, Ramos has decided on a move to the French capital, insisting that he believes the move to PSG will allow him to ‘continue to grow and improve’ as well as maintain his ambition of adding yet more silverware to what is already a very impressive collection.
“I am very happy to join Paris Saint-Germain,” Ramos told PSG’s club website. “This is a big change in my life, a new challenge and it’s a day I will never forget.
“I am very proud to be a part of this ambitious project, to be a part of this squad with so many great players. Paris Saint-Germain is a club that has already proven itself at the highest level.
“I want to continue to grow and improve at Paris and help the team to win as many trophies as possible.”
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When it comes to winning silverware, PSG have certainly been the masters of it in recent years, winning 27 trophies in total since 2013. However, all of those silverware success stories have come domestically, meaning PSG’s wait to win the UEFA Champions League is still ongoing.
However, Ramos will add plenty of Champions League experience to the French club’s squad, meaning they will be hoping they can impress in Europe in the forthcoming campaign and wrestle the trophy off Chelsea, who, of course, are the current holders.