Real Madrid and Manchester United reportedly set to agree stunning swap deal
What’s the story?
Real Madrid and Manchester United do not share a good relationship but they are undoubtedly two of the biggest clubs in the world. They are set to cross paths once again but this time, they are set to agree on one of the biggest deals in club football history.
As per reports in The Guardian, Los Blancos and the Red Devils are set to agree a dead to swap David De Gea and Raphaël Varane. The players are said to be willing to be a part of the deal and are set to be in talks with their respective club.
In case you didn’t know...
Real Madrid have tried to sign De Gea a lot of times in the last few years. The infamous fax machine incident was the most popular one while reports suggest that they were keen on signing him in the summer of 2017 as well.
Manchester United have also been linked with Varane for quiet some time and it's Jose Mourinho who's said to be the key figure behind it. The manager was the one who signed him at Real Madrid and he also tried to sign him at Chelsea and at the start of his managerial term at Old Trafford as well.
The heart of the matter
Los Blancos and Red Devils are still not on good terms after the failed transfers talks for De Gea and Alvaro Morata. However, if reports are to be believed, they are set to agree on a swap deal involving De Gea and Varane!
A look at De Gea's amazing saves this year:
Proof that Raphaël Varane is one of the best defenders in the world right now:
It's tough to figure out who's better the better of this deal. De Gea is clearly among the top 3 goalkeepers in the world right now while Varane is capable of becoming the best defender soon.