Aug 02, 2020
Man Utd to rival Real Madrid for transfer of ‘next Raphael Varane’ Benoit Badiashile from Monaco
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MANCHESTER UNITED are rumoured to be rivalling Real Madrid to the signature of 6ft 4in Monaco ace Benoit Badiashile.
The teen sensation, dubbed “the next Raphael Varane” is attracting interest from some of the biggest clubs in European football.3Manchester United are reported to be rivalling Real Madrid and Bayern Leverkusen for the signature of AS Monaco centre-back Benoit BadiashileCredit: Getty
The Red Devils’ neighbours Manchester City are among the sides who are believed to have monitored the 19-year-old centre-back’s performances.MAN UTD NEWS LIVE: Follow for the latest United news
However, the Premier League runners-up have since bid £41million for Bournemouth star Nathan Ake.
United officials are believed to have commenced talks with Monaco over the prospect of bringing Badiashile to Old Trafford, according to TFI.
It’s believed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hopes to inject more pace into his backline by adding a speedy defender to play alongside skipper Harry Maguire.
TFI reckons United and Madrid are being rivalled by Bayern Leverkusen for Badiashile’s signature.
The Bundesliga giants are said to be leading the race to buy the starlet.
The player's agents are said to be locked in talks with the German club that began roughly four weeks ago.
Real Madrid have reportedly had some initial conversations with the France under-19 international’s representatives, after keeping tabs on the young centre-back this season.
Media in Spain claim Zinedine Zidane, who gave Varane his big break at Madrid, is hoping to bring through a new generation of stars for the La Liga champions
It’s thought Badiashile could potentially be part of a new crop of Los Blancos players.3Benoit Badiashile, right, has been dubbed "the next Raphael Varane" by media outlets in Spain. The 19-year-old made 20 first-team appearances for Monaco this season 3 Most read in FootballIRON WOMANWWE's Natalya stuns in bikini selfie after announcing YouTube series with LanaWEATHER THE STORMHow Kieron Dyer ended up at Mayweather's mansion with 'women everywhere'PicturedSOR SUBJECTNeymar's ex-girlfriend Soraja Vucelic almost pops out of dress in steamy selfiePicturedGUNNER GO WILDArsenal fans take to streets to celebrate after historic 14th FA Cup winUS INTERESTWho is Henry Mauriss and what is Toon takeover rival to Bin Salman’s net worth?LIL ISSUEBoris Becker's estranged wife begs his new girlfriend to 'step away from my son'
However, the teenager, who made 20 appearances across all competitions this term, is unlikely to be a bargain buy for clubs vying for his signature.
TFI say Monaco, who finished ninth in Ligue 1, hope to get at least £27million from any deal for the player.
And the young French centre-back is currently under contract at the club until the 2023-24 season.Man Utd and Arsenal on transfer alert with Wilfried Zaha ‘so set on leaving Crystal Palace’, reveals Roy Hodgson
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Très peu concerné par la saison madrilène, Gareth Bale n’a pas été summoned by Zinedine Zidane for the 8th finale retour of C1 face to Manchester City.
Il avait multiplié les facéties in end of season in League, faisant des jumelles avec a rouleau de papier toilettes ou s’offrant une petite sieste sur le banc des replaceants. Le manque d’implication from Gareth Bale to semble-t-il agacé Zinedine Zidane. The tricolor coach decided to be a passer of the Gallois services in the 8th finale of the Champions League final return to Manchester City. The Real Madrid in effet communiqué are groupe pour ce choc et le natif de Cardiff n’y figure pas.Ramos and est malgré sa suspension
On note also the absences of Mariano Diaz (placed in a quarantaine suite with a positive test for coronavirus) and James Rodriguez, écarté depuis plusieurs semaines. In revenge, Capitaine Sergio Ramos, suspended for the match retour, fera tout de meme le voyage avec l’équipe, histoire de galvaniser le vestiaire.
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