‘He’s staying at Madrid’ – These Man United fans fear major transfer has fallen through with board branded ‘bunch of idiots’

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Manchester United were expected to complete the signing of Raphael Varane from Real Madrid, but could the deal fall through at the eleventh hour?

There’s no suggestion that it’s going to, but two words in an update provided by journalist Tom McDermott have left some fans panicking.

As Spanish publication AS reported on Tuesday, Varane is nearing a move to Old Trafford, with Real Madrid willing to sell him to raise cash.

That, naturally, got Man United fans excited, with the Frenchman one of the best defenders on the planet and, at least on paper, the perfect partner for Harry Maguire.

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Raphael Varane
Raphael Varane appears to be on his way to Manchester United

The Red Devils faithful have been eagerly awaiting further updates on the situation, which they received from journalist Tom McDermott on Twitter.

While the information he provides very much suggests the deal is still ON, two words have left some Man United fans in a state of panic ‘could change.’

Here’s how some Man United fans on Twitter reacted to the slightest doubt being casted over the deal going through…

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  1. After all the years of disappointment when it comes to transfers I decided after last summer to not get excited or hopeful about a transfer before the player is holding the shirt. While people like Mark Goldbridge of the United Stand can be in the 90% club I never go above the 10% until the deal is 100% done, that way I don’t get disappointed. Can never trust this board to get any deal done.

  2. United would never change from making a messy headlines if you want the player just go ahead and sign him…dummies

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