Manchester United have been put on hold amid reports that Paris Saint-Germain have contacted Real Madrid over Raphael Varane. Solskjaer is believed to be an admirer of the French international and the club is reportedly growing in confidence that an agreement with Real Madrid can be reached.
The 27-year-old has just one more year left on his contract in the Spanish capital, and with talks over an extension that does not appear to be moving towards a decision, it appears to be a move away from the club this summer .
According to Foot market, Paris Saint-Germain have contacted Raphael Varane’s representatives in an attempt to ‘understand their position’. The publication claims that the Parisians are interested in the defender this summer and if they decide to pursue a deal, formal negotiations with Real Madrid will begin.
It is also reported that Mauricio Pochettino’s team will face competition from both Manchester United and Chelsea as Solskjaer and Tuchel lobby for defensive reinforcements this summer. Real Madrid values the player for as much as 60 million. € this summer despite the prospect of losing him on a free transfer in 12 months.
According to the report, Varane is considering his future at Real Madrid after a decade at the club. Manchester United were close to signing the defender 10 years ago but missed it.