- Man United have been tracking Raphael Varane for months with the club keen to sign an experienced centre-back
- Reports suggest United shifted their focus on signing Varane after landing the signing of Jadon Sancho from Dortmund
- It is believed the Red Devils have already agreed on personal terms with the Frenchman who has just one year left on his deal at Madrid
Raphael Varane, a long-term Man United transfer target, is reportedly inching closer to sealing a move to Old Trafford.
United are understood to be working around the clock to get the deal over the line after supposedly agreeing personal terms with the Frenchman.
Varane has already entered the final year of his current deal at Real and is believed to have turned down an extension in order to complete a move to the Premier League.
Despite the recent development surrounding his future, Metro UK reports the experienced defender is expected to link up with his Real teammates for pre-season training after his much-needed post-Euros break.
However, AS claims the France international is not keen to begin his pre-season with the La Liga giants as he prefers to head straight to the Premier League.
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The publication further added a final agreement between United and Real could happen in the coming hours with a fee in the region of €50m being cited.
When asked about the possibility of signing Varane, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was coy on the question as he quickly dodged it.
"I will talk about players when we sign them, not while they’re at another club," Solskkjaer was quoted saying.
Man United step closer to signing Varane
Earlier, Briefly News reported Man United have taken significant steps towards signing Varane this summer.
While negotiations between involved parties have been described as slow, United are said to be confident of sealing a transfer for the experienced defender in the coming weeks.
It is believed Varane's valuation could be the stumbling block over an agreement, with ABC claiming United and Real are still haggling over a price for the Frenchman.
Varane has been labeled as one of the best defenders in the world and any deal would be seen as a significant coup for United according to The Mirror quoting Goal.
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