Manchester United transfer news LIVE Man Utd agree Raphael Varane transfer as third summer signing


Manchester United have agreed a final fee of just under €50million for Raphael Varane.

The Manchester Evening Newsrevealed earlier today United have agreed personal terms and reached an agreement with Real Madrid on the transfer – the agreement was reached on Monday all that remains is for Varane to undergo a medical and sign paperwork.

The deal will comprise of add-ons and Madrid are paying the solidarity payment to Varane’s former club, Lens, which subsidises United’s overall fee. Varane, 28, has already made arrangements to travel to Manchester in anticipation of a move.

In more transfer news, it’s said Tottenham are ‘keen’ on the thought of signing United’s Anthony Martial.

That is according to reports yesterday that claimed Tottenham are interested in Martial and it’s said that United are hoping to sell the Frenchman this summer to soften the financial blow that signing Jadon Sancho for £72.9m from Borussia Dortmund inflicted.

The article claims United value Martial at £50m despite his lack of game time last season and it’s suggested that even if Tottenham agreed to that transfer fee, the forward’s lofty wage demands could be a stumbling block – he reportedly earns £250,000 per week.

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