Chelsea football club are on the brink of joining Manchester United in the race of signing French centre back, Raphael Varane this summer. Raphael Varane who is 27 years old plays for Real Madrid and the France national team.
Varane is yet to sign a new contract with Los Blancos as his former contract is due to expire next June. Real Madrid are aiming to raise transfer fund for this summer and are willing to sell the centre back.
Varane has made 36 appearances for Real Madrid this season in all competitions. He has been a rock in Madrid's defence and has scored a total of 2 goals at the club. Varane has made 27 appearances in La Liga Santander this season but was not in Madrid's squad for their El Classico clash against Barcelona Fc last weekend due to Corona Virus.
Manchester United have been leading the race to get the France international but the interest of Chelsea Fc is likely to be an intense competition during this summer's transfer window.
Chelsea's coach, Thomas Tuchel has admired the World Cup winner and will be aiming to bring him to Stamford Bridge at the end of the season.
Varane has made 355 appearances for Real Madrid since arriving from French side, Lens in 2011. Varane will be hoping to feature in Real Madrid's starting lineup when they take on Getafe in their quest for the La Liga title.
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