Chelsea could try to outbid Manchester United in the race to sign Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane, according to Spanish source Fichajes.net.
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The French international has been linked with a £28m move to Old Trafford this summer, but now looks set to be the subject of a bigger offer from the Blues.
Jose Mourinho remains a big fan of Varane from his time in charge at the Bernabeu, and is ready to pay up to win the race for his signature this summer.
The 21-year-old is highly regarded at Real but has not managed to establish himself as a regular starter in Carlo Ancelotti’s side this season.