Chelsea have been linked with Real Madrid centre-back and France International Raphael Varane, whom the former Blues manager Jose Mourinho has already delivered his verdict about.
The West Londonners are among the top suitors for Varane whom Mourinho says is the current best defender in the World, following his brilliant show at Madrid and France National team. “I think Varane is the best central defender in the world.” He stated.
The Spanish outlet ABC, report’s that the Blues through thier boss Marina Granovskaia have been in contact with Real President Florentino Perez for a possible move of Varane to Premier League.
The 28-year old who remains with one year in his contract with Real Madrid and he could decide to look for a different challenge before his retirement. This could see him making a decision to join English Premier League this summer.
His move to Stamford Brigde this summer could enable Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel bolster his squad especially the defensive line. His skills that has helped Real Madrid to win several titles for the past decade as well as his French national team.