Manchester United confirm agreement for Raphaël Varane

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Manchester United have confirmed an ‘agreement in principle’ for the transfer of Real Madrid defender Raphaël Varane.

The Old Trafford club will reportedly pay £34m plus £8m in further add ons for Varane, who won 18 titles in ten years with Los Blancos.

“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, Raphaël Varane, subject to a medical and to player terms being finalised,” read an official statement.

Due to ongoing quarantine restrictions in the United Kingdom, a medical date has not been set although Sky Italy believe it could take place on Wednesday (July 28).