As expected in recent days, Real Madrid and Manchester United have agreed to the transfer of French central defender Raphal Varane. One transaction is estimated at nearly 50 million euros.
Varane joined Real Madrid in 2011.
Raphal Varane (28 years old) touches the goal! Believing that he had covered the issue after ten seasons at Real Madrid, the central defender wanted to join Manchester United this summer, one year after his contract expired.
And after several weeks of negotiations, the two clubs have just reached an agreement, announces RMC Sport on Monday, citing a transfer of between 45 and 50 million euros. The information is confirmed by L’Equipe, which speaks of approximately € 50 million, and on the British side by Sky Sports, which more precisely figures the transaction € 48 million including bonus.
The French international is expected this week across the Channel, but he may have to respect a period of quarantine before being able to make his medical visit. The 2018 world champion will then commit for 4 years (plus an optional year) in favor of the Red Devils who will double his salary and pay him up to € 12 million per year. Within his new club, under the orders of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, the former Lensois is called to form the central hinge alongside the most expensive defender in history, Harry Maguire (€ 87 million).
Le XXL de MU market
It is not completely excluded that the Habs will soon be joined by a compatriot in the same position. According to the Daily Mail, MU also wants to recruit Jules Kound (FC Sville). While the Mancuniens have already broken their piggy bank to buy winger Jadon Sancho for € 85 million from Borussia Dortmund, this arrival however promises to be complicated since the Andalusian club claims nearly € 80 million for the former Bordeaux, that is to say the amount of his release clause.
But the English must sell before possibly digging this track, which could lead to a hunt for the French of MU with the possible departure -subi- of Paul Pogba, entered his last year of contract and little receptive to proposals for an extension. of the club. The Red Devils could also part with striker Anthony Martial, placed on the market. The atmosphere is less cheerful at Real, which has just lost turn to Sergio Ramos then Varane, or its titular central hinge. The Merengue should contend this season with rookie David Alaba, Eder Milito and Nacho Fernandez in the center of their defense.
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