Ferdinand: Ramos expensive for 29

Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand believes the fee commanded by Real Madrid for Sergio Ramos is a lot for a 29-year-old.

The Red Devils have already had a £28.5 bid for the centre-back turned down by Los Blancos.

Speaking on his official Youtube channel, the ex-England international does not believe Louis van Gaal’s side will secure the Spaniard’s signature and also expressed his confusion at Manchester City’s reported interest in the player.

"Sergio Ramos to Manchester City? He was going to Man United the other day, now he's going to Man City,” Ferdinand joked.

"The agent's flying, he's doing well. He's putting him with two of the biggest clubs in terms of financial power.

"I still can't see it. I think he'll stay at Madrid, where he'll play alongside Raphael Varane or Pepe next season.

"Unless they've got another Varane coming through, I can't see them letting him go. 

"It's a lot of money to spend on a guy who's 29 with no resale value but why's he going to go to Manchester City before United? It doesn't make sense to me, I don't understand it."

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