Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos admits they need the home fans to up for their Champions League clash with Manchester United.

Real warmed up for the game with a thumping win over Sevilla.

"The home crowd is key for us. The support of our fans counts for a great deal. We want the Bernabéu to cheer us on and carry us forward with the faith and euphoria of the fans," said Ramos.

He also had a final word for Cristiano Ronaldo: "We hope he can keep this up; he is the team's key player."