Reigning European champions Real Madrid have set their sights on Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk as a possible replacement for club skipper Sergio Ramos if the Spanish World Cup winner decides to leave the club this summer.
Recent reports had claimed that Sergio Ramos will leave the club this summer after a huge bust-up with the Real Madrid president, Florentino Perez.
According to the publication from trusted Spanish newspaper Marca, Real Madrid are eyeing Dutch international Virgil Van Dijk as a replacement for Sergio Ramos.
Real Madrid skipper Sergio Ramos has spent 14 years at the club where he has attained legendary status after leading the Los Merengues to three successive Champions League titles under the guidance of Zinedine Zidane.
Zidane masterminded three successive Champions League titles for Real Madrid between 2016 and 2018.
Sergio Ramos and Real Madrid have endured a topsy-turvy season which has ended without a major trophy.
Real Madrid finished at a distant third position on the league in addition to disappointing exits in both the Spanish Copa Del Rey and the Champions League.
Sergio Ramos has been linked with a move to the Premier League since the news of his possible exit from Real Madrid broke.
Manchester United and Liverpool have been mentioned as his likely destination.