The Los Blancos club legend’s switch to Serie A has left quite a void but Ramos is confident it will be business as usual for the Spanish giants this term.
Watch the 32-year-old defender speak ahead of Wednesday evening’s UEFA Super Cup clash against Atletico Madrid.
There was plenty of speculation over the course of the summer that the Whites attacker would leave the Bernabeu, however, the Welshman is set to be an integral part of Los Blancos this season.
Watch the Real manager speak below ahead of Wednesday’s UEFA Super Cup final clash against Atletico Madrid.
The 18-year-old has been described as a player for the future, but Marcelo believes his young compatriot is ready to shine already.
“He is the present of Real Madrid, he is on our team,” Marcelo told reporters at a press conference ahead of Wednesday’s UEFA Super Cup clash against Atletico Madrid.
“I was 18 when I arrived and Sergio Ramos was 19.
“He [Vinicius] is a young boy and we want to make him feel at ease and help him.
“He is the present and future of the club.
“I am happy there is another Brazilian at Real Madrid.
“He has been welcomed by everyone, he is a child almost and has a great future ahead of him.