Raphael Varane himself can now be officially called the Manchester United player. The English superpower officially completed the transfer today.
That Raphael Varane crosses from Real Madrid to Man United.
The two sides had been acting out for months. However, it took until today before all the parties involved were able to agree on a formal agreement.
With Varane, United bring in their best 28-year-old defender. The 79-time French international and 2018 World Champion won 4 Champions League titles and 3 Spanish titles with Real Madrid. Before that, Varane played Lens.
The transfer will cost about 40 million euros. Just minutes before their opening Premier League match against Leeds, Manchester United announced the happy news. Varane came down to the stadium and was greeted by the fans.
This proposal cannot be rejected.
In a first reaction, Varane described Manchester United as “one of the most famous clubs in the world”.
“I have a chance to play in the Premier League here. I couldn’t ignore this proposal. I still want to achieve a lot in my career and join a team with many great players who want to win every game.”
“I’ve already spoken with coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and watched the team progress in recent years. I want to make a difference and will do everything in my power to end up in the history books of this beautiful club.”
Varane on the pitch ahead of the match against Leeds:
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