According to reports, Jose Mourinho is trying to persuade Raphael Varane to quit Real Madrid and come over to Old Trafford to play with him in the premier league.
Varane worked under Jose when he was still at the Bernabeu, and the Frenchman is understood to rates the Portuguese tactician very highly.
Although he has the likes of Marcos Rojo, Phil Jones, Eric Bailly, Victor Lindelof and Chris Smalling with him, the former Chelsea boss is still keen on bringing another central defender into his team.
There were speculations that he is not pleased with constant injuries of some of the defenders, especially Jones and Smalling, and he will try signing Raphael, despite being aware of the board’s sell-before-buying decision.
And it was made known that Varane himself is ready to listen to what Mourinho will offer him, believing the manager is likely to persuade him with a promise of first team football at Old Trafford.
It was also said that Varane is not pleased with the manner Zinedine Zidane’s side values him, and Jose might achieve success convincing him to push for a move.
It is also believed that all is currently not well at Real Madrid due to their disappointing start to the season, and there are rumours that manager Zinedine Zidane will be sacked anytime soon.