A number of Tottenham Hotspur fans have taken to Twitter to give their thoughts on the transfer rumour linking Raphael Varane with a January move to Spurs.
The Real Madrid defender has previously worked with new Tottenham head coach Jose Mourinho when the two were both at the Bernabeu and, according to Spanish outlet El Desmarque, the Portuguese wants to work with the Frenchman again.
The report adds that Tottenham are preparing a £68million bid following a request from Mourinho to make a move for the World Cup-winning defender, who in turn is said to be interested in a new challenge following a trophy-laden stint with Los Blancos.
However, El Desmarque adds that the Real hierarchy would only be willing to sell the 26-year-old were he to become the most expensive centre-back in history - ergo in excess of the reported £80million that Manchester United paid Leicester City for Harry Maguire.
Needless to say, quite a few Tottenham fans are sceptical about the report and made their feelings known about it on social media:
Is he signing before or after messi, ronaldo and neymar— Lewis (Bagged at 1.8K) (@thfclewisV3) 25 December 2019
This will never happen— jamie (@jamie07376006) 25 December 2019
If this happens I’ll cry— Camz❄️ (@camzsavage) 25 December 2019
Transfer rumours in full swing— Daniel Toure (@thawisenigerian) 25 December 2019
dear god stop already— Jerome Gillick (@JGilkick) 25 December 2019
HAHAHAHHAA— Tanguy Lo Sessegnon (@Memephis_) 25 December 2019
If this happens I’ll delete Twitter— Seth Frey (@Sonaldinho7) 25 December 2019
All over this, he's class— Mark Lucas (@Mark_lucasSkem) 25 December 2019
Just stop— Tron (@TronTromatic) 25 December 2019
Yeaaa.... Not a CHANCE— Jung Cheol (@ParkJungCheol) 25 December 2019
Tanguy Ndombele is Tottenham's record signing now following his £63million move from Lyon in the summer, meaning that Varane would eclipse that if he joins for the reported figure or higher.
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