Manchester United is one of the most reputed clubs in the Premier League and based in Old Trafford, England. It’s not necessary whether you’re a football fan or don’t know the first thing about it, Manchester United is one club you surely must have heard of. The club boast of royal fans following across the world and royalty matched by none. The Club has produced great players with superb skills who enthralled the football fans whether played for the club or while representing their country. Red Devil ever-growing fanbase makes it one of the most followed clubs in the world. Manchester United is the biggest club in the world and their Old Trafford home is known the Theatre of Dreams by one of their greatest legends, Sir Bobby Charlton.
The club confirmed the news that Manchester United and Real Madrid have completed the transfer of French center-back Raphael Varane, who will leave the club after a decade with the club. During his time with Real Madrid has won 18 titles: 4 Champions Leagues, 4 Club World Cups, 3 European Super Cups, 3 LA Liga titles, 1 Copa del Rey and 3 Spanish Super Cups. Varane was one of the most successful defenders in recent history of the CLUB. During his 10 seasons with the club, he won three league titles, four Champions Leagues, three European Supercups and four FIFA Club.
Raphael Varane is set to make the move to Old Trafford after Manchester United and Real Madrid though No fee has been disclosed but British media reported value the deal at £34 million ($47 million) rising to £48 million with add-ons. Another interesting fact, it was Ferguson who first tried to bring Varane to United, with Jose Mourinho also interested in signing the defender during his time in charge.
Varane has become 2nd major signing of the transfer season for United’s following the arrival of Jadon Sancho, who the English club signed earlier in the month for £73m ($101m). Manchester United released the statement, “Manchester United is delighted to announce the club has reached an 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.”
France centre back had one year left in his Real Madrid contract and appeared in more than 350 games for the club. He had crucial role in France lifted the World Cup with France in 2018 and was part of Euro 2020, played in ALL FOUR GAMES before being eliminated by Switzerland in the last 16. Varane will bring a lot of stability to United’s defence as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer team look to challenge for the Premier League title AS last year they finished second last season, 12 points behind arch rivals as well as champions Manchester City.
Varane’s first competitive match in United colours could likely come when they start their Premier League campaign on August 14 vs Leeds United at Old Trafford.