The hierarchy at the North-West giants were allegedly against paying what they considered to be over the odds for any additions, but according to The Sun, the club were prepared to spend big on Varane.
But Wright believes that all the pieces of the jigsaw could finally be in place for the Reds to end their 28-year wait for a league title.
As part of that deal, Croatia midfielder Mateo Kovacic has also joined Chelsea on a season-long loan deal.
However, a move did not materialise and Mourinho must now work with the same central defensive setup as he did last season. But Mourinho now says he is focusing on the players already at his disposal.
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It wasn't particularly entertaining or engaging, but United got the job done. "Of course, it will be a hard season for everybody". He added: "The thinking is he is a very good penalty taker and likes the responsibility of it and he is first choice".
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Though admirable, with clubs agreeing to close the domestic window before the top-flight campaign begins on Friday, this came at a disadvantage as other leagues in Europe failed to follow suit.
"It's not about adding because it's fashionable to sign players", Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino said Thursday.
'So I will have to focus on the players I have and in relation to these first couple of matches.
The World Cup contingent of Ashley Young, Marouane Fellaini, Jesse Lingard, Romelu Lukaku and Pogba are unlikely to feature, while Marcus Rashford may be rushed back to play wide left due to Mourinho's shortage of options, which is not helped by Anthony Martial's uncertain future, with Alexi Sanchez expected to start through the middle.
Wolves could also build on an impressive summer of dealing on their return to the top flight with a deal for Belgian global Leander Dendoncker from Anderlecht.