Raphael Varane ‘has agreed a contract with Manchester United until 2026’…
- Manchester United aim for a great summer to solve their longstanding problems
- Raphael Varane is their next big target and they are approaching the Frenchman
- United have now reportedly signed a contract with the centre-back until 2026
- The club still hasn’t made an official offer, but Madrid is prepared to stop
Manchester United have come a crucial step closer to Harry Maguire’s dreamed-up centre-back and have reportedly reached an agreement with Raphael Varane until 2026.
Those terms will expire if United fail to strike a deal with Real Madrid to sign the player, but Los Blancos have already resigned themselves to the loss of the 28-year-old.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks set for a perfect transfer window, having solved all their lack of quality on the right wing with Jadon Sancho this summer.
Raphael Varane has reportedly agreed terms to join Manchester United, staying until 2026
The World Cup winner is approaching a sensational move, with one year left on his contract
Their other longstanding shortcoming was a central defender who played alongside Harry Maguire as Victor Lindelof struggled to replenish the £80million capabilities.
United is now at your fingertips to provide a solution in the form of world-class skills, with Target report that a five-year deal has been signed with Varane.
The World Cup winner will receive higher pay and is excited about the move from Old Trafford, although his respect for the Spanish champions is holding him back from moving for the move.
United have yet to make an offer for the player and bid their time after the LaLiga club resigned themselves to losing the centre-back.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hopes Varane will be the answer to United’s problems as a centre-back
The Frenchman has a long history at Real Madrid and is not keen on a move
Madrid have already seen Sergio Ramos leave for PSG this summer and it looks like they will continue with a man who has played for the club since 2011.
Carlo Ancelotti’s side wants a refund after the Covid-19 shutdown as they look to build on a bid from Kylian Mbappe next summer.
Varane has just a year left on his deal with Madrid, and Real are valuing the star at £50million as they try to prevent him from losing him on a free one.
However, Sportsmail revealed that United still believe the price is too high, and the deadlock looks set to continue with neither club in a hurry.