Blues linked with Varane, plus more speculation about Redknapp’s future

There is more speculation today about Harry Redknapp’s future as QPR manager following the club’s dismal start to life back in the Premier League.

The Daily Mirror say Redknapp is under mounting pressure and his position is under threat ahead of a tough run of fixtures that includes matches against Chelsea, Manchester City and Liverpool.

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Following comments by Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho in an interview with French television programme Telefoot, the Daily Star suggest he is keen to sign Real Madrid’s Raphael Varane.

Redknapp position is under scrutiny
Redknapp position is under scrutiny

The 21-year-old France centre-back played under Mourinho at Real and has been linked with a number of clubs in recent months.

“I like Varane, but everybody knows that he will stay at Real Madrid,” Mourinho  said.

He went on to say: “France has a lot of good players like Varane, Pogba, Benzema and Lloris. They can win Euro 2016.”

Meanwhile, the Star have again linked Chelsea with a move for Stuttgart defender Antonio Rudiger.

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