Manchester United ready to seal Raphael Varane transfer deal this month
Manchester United are willing to make an offer to sign the France International this week, with personal terms not believed to be an issue
Manchester United are reportedly confident of wrapping up a £50million deal to sign Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane before the start of the season.
Real Madrid’s centre-back Varane and Atletico’s right-back Kieran Trippier were closing in on moves to the Red Devils camp – Old Trafford according to the Sun.
With just a year left on Raphael’s deal with the Spanish giants, the Los Blancos are keen to cash in on the 28-year-old who is seeking a fresh challenge having been at the club since 2011.
And it is understood that the 2018 World Cup winner is keen to link up with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side to partner Harry Maguire.
Manchester Evening News reports that the Red Devils are hopeful they will secure his services within the next 12 days.
They stated that Man United will make an offer to sign the France International this week, with personal terms not believed to be an issue.
Such is Varane's willingness to play at the Theatre of Dreams, he is said to be ready to head straight to Manchester after his holiday instead of returning to Madrid for pre-season training.
United manager - Ole Gunnar Solskjaer laughed off talk of Varane’s imminent arrival at Carrington after the 2-1 friendly win against Derby.
When asked for his view on the potential deal, the Manchester United boss could not conceal a smile. Laughing, Solskjaer said: "Varane? I only speak about players when we sign them."