Varane, however, will touch down in the hope that he’ll win the Premier League title.
United have gone without the prize every year since Ferguson’s retirement in 2013, having to watch rivals such as Manchester City and Liverpool dominate.
But the imminent arrival of the Real Madrid star shows the club have genuine ambitions of winning the trophy again.
United legend Rio Ferdinand has hailed the deal for the 28-year-old, believing he can be a substantial Old Trafford hit.
Yet he does have one concern, admitting Varane may find adjustment to the Premier League difficult.
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