Speculation linked the club captain with a move to China, but the Spanish centre-back has clarified his future ahead of Zinedine Zidane‘s first full season back at the Bernabeu.
Ramos, who joined Los Blancos in 2005, concedes there is a lucative offer on the table to move to China, but that he is intent on honouring his contract, which expires in 2021.
“It is true that I have an offer from China on the table, I will not lie about it,” said the 33-year-old.
“(But) my dream is to retire here.”
Ramos also rejected the notion that the rumours were designed to help him land a new contract.
“At no moment did I consider going to China,” he added.
“Yesterday I went to see the president to make everything clear.
“I told the president that I would never go to a team that could compete with Real Madrid.
“If one day I go then it is because I think my body does not allow me to give a high level.
“I am the captain of Real Madrid and I feel very loved and supported by my team-mates.
“I’m not looking to renew [my contract]. I am happy with what I have. People always think it’s a strategy to earn more, but it’s the opposite.”
With Eden Hazard linked with a move to the capital, Ramos insists he will be welcomed if he joins.
“Hazard is a great player,” Ramos said. “He is top. He’ll be a great addition to Real Madrid.
“I don’t know if he’s coming but he would bring a lot to this club.”
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