Huge news from Spain as Madrid are ready to sell £100 million rated Chelsea target ‘for knock down fee’
Real Madrid defender and long-term Chelsea target Raphael Varane will be sold in the summer transfer window if he does not commit to fresh terms in the Spanish capital.
Chelsea have spent some serious money over the past couple of transfer windows improving key areas of the pitch, but there is no doubt that they still need to bring in a premium centre-back to play alongside Thiago Silva, and then replace the great Brazilian.
And Varane has been one player that Chelsea have been trying to sign for the last few seasons, but his high valuation has meant that a deal has been able to get done, and he has remained with the Spanish giants.
However, it seems that they may have the opportunity to splash the cash in the coming transfer window and try to get a deal done, if you believe the reports coming out of Spain right now.
Marca have claimed, the 27-year-old, who has been virtually ever-present this season, has less than 18 months to run on his current contract with the Spanish giants and may be considering leaving the Bernabeu.
The reports have claimed that the Spanish giants will indeed allow him to leave the club in the summer window if he cannot agree fresh terms on a new contract, something that he has been failing to do over the past few months.
His current deal expires in 2022 and Real Madrid are concerned they could lose the defender for nothing. Manchester United and PSG have previously been linked.
Look, if there is a chance for Chelsea to swoop in and get a transfer deal done for Varane, they should take it, he is a player that is one of the best in the game, and is just the type of statement signing that Tuchel needs.
As we said, Varane is one of the very best defenders in the game right now and a player that has won pretty much every trophy the game has to offer right now, so if the opportunity is there, they need to take it.