While a close agreement is found between Real Madrid and Manchester United for the transfer of Raphaël Varane, former Red Devils defender Rio Ferdinand was keen to react to the signing of the French international (79 caps). According to him, the 28-year-old defender has insisted on the management of Madrid to leave Spain and join the Premier League.
“What a signature! There has been talk of the transfer market since it opened – it has to come from the player. He had to want to leave and be part of the new Man United, the current project. Sancho’s arrival – the talent they have there, the ability to play alongside (Harry) Maguire after he has done so well at Euro probably played a part. […] This time they asserted themselves, they went to get their man and they got him. I have no doubt that he would have said to Real Madrid: I need it, I want it, I have to go ”, did he declare