Real Madrid intend to price out Manchester United over Raphael Varane deal

Raphael Varane

According to report Real Madrid are playing hardball to make it impossible for Manchester United to get Raphael Varane's  signature on this season's transfer window.

The 20-Times-English Champions are supposedly to have sighted the Franchman as their potential center back target, and the defender is believed to be open to walk away from the Bernabeu this season.

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The France international current contract will expire next June in that case Real Madrid are not in a strong position to negotiate, however Defensa Central, reported Los Blancos will not make it easy for Red Devils to sign the World Cup winner.

The report further state that the  Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side bid an offer of €50m (£43m) is count to be insufficient and Real Madrid want to make it hard for Man United, as they are not pleased with how the Premier League outfit handled previous contracts  for De Gea and Paul Pogba.

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is believed to labeled a price tag in the range of €65m (£55.9m) for Varane.

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The Real Madrid defender has featured 360 appearances for Spanish giant since move from Lens in 2011, winning three La Liga titles and four Champions League trophies .