It is understood United are close to agreeing personal terms with the France international as they look to further strengthen their squad after agreeing a move for Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho, says the Manchester Evening News.
Some reports in Spain have suggested Varane could yet pen a new deal at the Santiago Bernabeu, though former director Valdano insists he is leaving.
"Two titans leave Real Madrid with a strategic position in the field," he told El Transistor. "Ramos and Varane mean something similar to Chiellini and Bonucci in Italy"
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