Sevilla’s Defensive Dilemma: Sergio Ramos’ decision sparks speculation on pair’s future

Sevilla are navigating uncertainty surrounding two key figures instrumental in their season turnaround: Quique Sánchez Flores and Sergio Ramos.

As per Marca, while Sánchez Flores is engaging in negotiations with the club, Ramos is still weighing up his options.

Despite Sevilla’s desire to extend his contract, possibly for two years, any salary increase would be marginal. Ramos is considering overseas offers, deferring his decision until the end of the season, in a similar way to Quique.

Sevilla’s planning for the upcoming season will happen gradually, constrained by a tight budget due to financial limitations.

Víctor Orta faces the task of trimming expenses across positions, notably in central defence, where Sevilla boast six defenders, including loanee Gattoni.

Thus, Ramos’ decision carries substantial weight, potentially impacting the club’s plans to offload Tanguy Nianzou and Marcão.

Víctor Orta must navigate this scenario carefully, potentially keeping one defender if Ramos departs, with Loïc Badé and Kike Salas anchoring the backline, supported by Nemanja Gudelj. Changes will be needed as Sevilla seek to optimize their squad and alleviate financial strains.

GSFN | Ciaran Currie

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