Zinedine Zidane was instrumental in ensuring Sergio Ramos remains with Real Madrid.

Ramos seriously considered leaving Real Madrid due to disagreements with Florentino Perez. Ramos was ready to leave Real Madrid and even told his camp there was no way he'd be back.

Zidane spoke to Perez and made clear that Ramos was key to his side still.

Ramos has an €800m buy-out clause in his contact