Manchester United make progress in hunt for highly regarded French defender
Posted On July 21, 2021
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer may have declined to talk about Raphael Varane’s transfer from Real Madrid, but the Reds are reportedly on the cusp of announcing the deal.
Manchester United are in the transfer market for a centre-back as they are not ready to rely on Eric Baily and Lindelof, who have struggled with injuries in recent seasons.
The Reds believe a partnership of Varane and Maguire will face every club in Europe and have identified the Frenchman as their primary target.
There are reports that Varane also wants to move to Manchester United, and a new report from Manchester Evening News has revealed that the Red Devils Camp is optimistic a deal for the 28-year-old can be struck by the end of this year. month.
This means that Varane can become a United player before the start of the new Premier League season.
Varane’s transfer fee is not expected to be a stumbling block between the two clubs, with United expected to pay around £50 million.
The French international has spent ten years with Real Madrid and has just one year left on his current contract with the Spanish giant.