Real Madrid confirm agreement with Man Utd for Varane transfer

Manchester United have edged closer to signing Raphael Varane after reaching an agreement with Real Madrid for the transfer of the defender.

Varane now needs only to confirm personal terms and complete his medical.

Real Madrid statement: “Real Madrid CF and Manchester United FC have agreed to transfer the player Raphael Varane.

“Our club thanks you for your professionalism and exemplary behaviour during the ten seasons in which you have defended our shirt, with which you have won 18 titles.

“Real Madrid wants to show all its affection to Raphaël Varane and his family and wishes him good luck in this new stage of his professional career.”