Manchester United have agreed a deal with Real Madrid to sign France centre-back ,Raphael Varane.
A young Varane was starting to grab people’s attention in what was his debut campaign with Lens in 2010/11, including that of United’s scout David Friio, who became a regular attendee during the player’s final few months at the Stade Bollaert-Delelis.
Man United said in a statement. “Manchester United is delighted to announce the club has reached agreement with Real Madrid for the transfer of French international defender and World Cup winner, Raphael Varane, subject to a medical and to player terms being finalized.”
No fee has been disclosed but British media reported value the deal at £34 million ($47 million) rising to £48 million with add-ons.