Sergio Ramos has to wait for Paris Saint-Germain debut after a calf injury – with the veteran defender, 35, not yet appearing in PSG colors following his free transfer from Real Madrid
- Ramos was left out of the French side’s roster for last week’s friendly against Augsburg
- The club is determined to slowly get him back in shape after several injuries
- Experienced central defender Ramos has only played seven times in the year 2021
Sergio Ramos will have to wait for the chance to make his Paris Saint-Germain debut after suffering a calf injury.
The French giants announced that he will stay on Tuesday due to the knock from the friendly against Sevilla on Tuesday 27.
Veteran defender Ramos had hoped to return for the game against the first club of his career, but has been delayed to appear for the first time in his new squad’s colors after signing a free transfer contract with Real Madrid this summer .
Sergio Ramos will have to wait to make his debut for his new club Paris Saint-Germain
Ramos had hoped to appear in PSG colors for the first time against his first club, Sevilla
A statement about PSGThe official website states: ‘Sergio Ramos is gradually recovering from a sun lesion in his left calf sustained during training late last week.
“He is expected back in training in a week.”
The centre-back spent 16 trophy-laden years at Los Blancos, scoring an astonishing 101 goals in 671 games across all competitions, but left the club after failing to agree a new contract.
Initially, he wanted a new two-year deal with Madrid only offering him a one-year extension on reduced terms, but the 35-year-old later revealed he wanted to accept the offer, but it had since expired, leaving him as a free agent. estate agent.
But the manager of the French giant, Mauricio Pochettino, is eager to make Ramos fully fit again
PSG then quickly dove to Ramos – the joint fourth most capped international player of all time, with 180 caps and counting for Spain – on a two-year deal, which earned him his favorite number 4 shirt.
Ramos will add pedigree, game understanding and a winning mentality to a PSG side who lost Thiago Silva to Chelsea last summer and whose centre-backs – Marquinhos, Presnel Kimpembe, Thilo Kehrer and Abdou Diallo – are all 27 years old or younger.
Last season, however, he struggled with several injuries, making just 21 appearances in all competitions throughout the season and just seven in the year 2021, with PSG keen to gently nurse him back to full fitness.
Mauricio Pochettino’s side will face Ligue 1 winners Lille with a trophy at stake in the Trophee des Champions on Sunday, before starting their domestic season against Troyes on Saturday, August 7.