Sergio Ramos is tired of the continued speculation linking Jose Mourinho with a return to Real Madrid. “We’ve gone five years without him…”
Madrid have been heavily linked with bringing back Mourinho for a second spell at the helm, given the Portuguese is now out of work after leaving Manchester United earlier in the week.
“We haven’t heard Ronaldo talk about Real Madrid,” Ramos said at a Press conference for Los Blancos’ Club World Cup Final against Al Ain on Saturday.
“He saw the group when he was here and that’s been behind our success. We’re pleased that he’s doing well.
“Isco’s numbers are there for all to see and he remains one of us. Competition is a good thing.
“There are players like Ceballos who didn’t play last season but is now. Isco’s given a lot and been at a great level.
“We all have good and bad spells. When you don’t play, it’s very complicated to smile.
“As for Mourinho, it’s not for me to decide who coaches Real Madrid. We’ve gone five years without him and we’re still talking about Mourinho…
“We have the possibility to win a trophy and we’re talking about Mourinho! The captain doesn’t decide who the Coach is.
“When I spoke of respect, I was talking about life and not just football. Respect is earned and not imposed.
“No-one refuses to do anything here. We’re always willing to work more. There are cycles and stages.
“I don’t have any problems with anything or a