Manchester United set to break the bank for Real Madrid star

La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 30/11/2018

Manchester United is set to break the bank to land Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane, according to the report in The London Evening Standard.

Varane is willing to sign for The Red Devils and Manchester United chief executive officer Ed Woodward is set to go all the way to make the signing happen next summer, Woodward is also willing to make the Frenchman the most expensive defender in the history if he can convince Real Madrid president Florentino Perez to cash in on him.

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The World Cup star has worked with Jose Mourinho during the Portuguese time at Real Madrid.

Woodward is willing to make Varane the most expensive defender in history if he can convince Madrid to sell.

Though Woodward also has his plan B should the deal to sign Varane fall through, Manchester United will aim to sign Toby Alderweireld from Tottenham Hotspur.