There's claims Sergio Ramos' relationship with Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is at rock bottom. Sport says a report in Terra details a furious exchange between the defender and Mourinho's No2, Aitor Karanka, before facing Espanyol.

Ramos, furious over being constantly hooked by Mourinho for indiscipline and poor tactical know-how, attacked Karanka when told he would not be starting.

It's claimed Ramos told Karanka he had no respect within the playing group and to " ... tell him (Mourinho) he's an a***."

Ramos, indeed, dared Karanka to tell Mourinho his opinion.

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