Real Madrid ready to sell star player to Manchester United in the summer

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According to Manchester Evening News, Spanish giants Real Madrid are ready to sell Raphael Varane to Manchester United in the summer.

Further details of the report claim the Los Blancos are not certain the French defender will extend his stay at the Bernabeu by signing a new contract.

It is also believed that they’d prefer to sell him for a hefty fee than letting him leave on a free next year.

The Frenchman is reportedly unhappy with the difference in wages between him and the best-paid players at Madrid and wants a better contract.

The Red Devils have courted the player in previous years, with Ed Woodward said to have been willing to offer £100m to sign him after the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

With the club looking for a solid defensive partner for Harry Maguire, signing Varane will help to solve our defensive frailties.

So far, the France international has made 351 appearances for Madrid, winning multiple Champions League and La Liga titles.