RUMOURS: Mourinho eyes Varane as first Man Utd signing

The former Chelsea boss is reportedly set to take over at Old Trafford in the summer and has already identified the Real Madrid centre-back as his top priority


Jose Mourinho wants to make Raphael Varane his first signing as Manchester United manager, according to The Sun.

The ex-Chelsea boss reportedly believes he will replace Louis van Gaal at Old Trafford this summer and has informed the United hierarchy that he is keen to acquire the 22-year-old.

Mourinho signed Varane from RC Lens when he was in charge at Real and has tipped the France international for stardom. 

Speaking in 2014, the Portuguese said: "I think he is the best young central defender in the world. Already I think he's the best."



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