Football: Spain defender Sergio Ramos joins PSG on 2-year contract
09 July 2021 | 10:54 am
Sergio Ramos, the former Real Madrid stalwart considered one of the best defenders in the world, has signed a two-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain. The veteran, who has won a European record 180 caps and scored 23 goals for his country, arrives with PSG desperate to add experience to their squad for another assault on an elusive first Champions League title.
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Paris St Germain forward Neymar has been ruled out for the rest of the season with the Brazil international set to undergo surgery to repair ankle ligaments that will keep him out for at least three months, the Ligue 1 club said on Monday.
Bayern are into the last eight of the Champions League after a 2-0 win over PSG, 3-0 on aggregate. Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting played a key role as Lionel Messi bowed out in what could be his final game in the competition.
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