Premier League giants Manchester United have been handed a huge transfer boost in their pursuit of defender Raphael Varane from Real Madrid.
The France international defender has been strongly linked with a move to the 20-time English champions in the coming summer window amid claims he’s set for a fresh challenge.
A Spanish television show, El Chiringuito, reveal the 2018 World Cup winner has now informed the la Liga giants he wants to depart in June.
Zinedine Zidane’s return to Real Madrid as manager reignite hopes he would reconsider and seem to remain at the Bernabeu but the player is now thought to have spoken about is willingness for a move in the summer.
The Red Devils are now on red alert as the side ponder a huge £100 million offer to try and sign one of the best central defender in the world.
New permanent manager of the club Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is believed to be an admirer of the French man, who is also thought to be very interested in a move to the Premier league.
The defender will not be short of interested clubs, however, with Serie A champions Juventus and French giants Paris Saint-Germain also strongly connected to Varane, 25, as well as Premier League rivals Manchester City, Chelsea and Liverpool.
The returning Real Madrid boss recently played down rumours of a transfer and issued a stern hand off warning to other suitors.
Raphael’s colleague said for a fact that the centre-half is extremely happy at the club he has been for eight years, and has performed phenomenally well so far.