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Ex-Real Madrid coach Capello tells Ramos: At 35, you can't demand so much

Former Real Madrid coach Fabio Capello says the club was right to allow Sergio Ramos to come off contract.

Capello insists at 35, Ramos could no longer be considered a frontliner at Madrid.

He told AS: "There you have it… You had to talk to him.

"Age is a burden for everyone. I don't know if he was going to be a starter… I'm talking about a player who has been very important to me. And I also helped him a lot. When I signed in my second stage he just arrived.

"He has been fundamental in the triumphs of the team, how can you deny it? But perhaps with 35 years it is no longer the time to demand a lot..."


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