Raphael Varane has expressed his wish to join Manchester United this summer, according to a report.
The Real Madrid defender has been continually linked with a move to Old Trafford in recent seasons and those rumours have resurfaced once again during the current window
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is looking to add reinforcements to go one step better in the Premier League this season and wants a quality playing partner alongside Harry Maguire in the heart of defence.
And Varane appears to be their number one target with Madrid willing to sell as they enter rebuild mode under Carlo Ancelotti.
If it was down to the player, United would be his preferred destination as he looks to experience a new challenge after almost a decade in Spain’s capital, according to The Independent.
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Paris Saint-Germain is also an option for the defender as he looks to resolve his future following France’s shock Euro 2020 exit to Switzerland.
The reigning World Champions were 3-1 up late on in the last 16 clash but inexplicably let the Swiss back into the game as they forced extra time and then penalties.
Kylian Mbappe missed the deciding spot kick to send the Euro 2016 finalists crashing out of the competition.
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez insists his side have not received any official bids for Varane but it’s up to the defender to directly tell the club he wants to leave this summer.
Madrid have already let Sergio Ramos walk for nothing as they didn’t offer him a contract extension.
He said: “We’ve not received any official bid for Raphael Varane. He’s at the Euros now then we will see what happens – if he wants to leave the club this summer, he’ll say it”.
Villarreal star Pau Torres, who is impressing at the Euros with Spain, is another alternative for United after Solskjaer saw his potential up close when the La Liga side defeated them in the Europa League final last month.