It’s official now. Manchester United have confirmed through their website the signing of Raphaël Varane, the world champion French central defender, arrives from Real Madrid. What’s more, the defender has been introduced in front of the Old Trafford crowd before the match before him Leeds United. Real Madrid made the transfer of Varane official on July 27, however, the agreement between the United and the French has been delayed by the Covid-19 quarantine and a contractual problem.
Varane has given an interview to the media of the English team and has admitted to being delighted to join the United. “Manchester United is one of the most iconic clubs in world football and the opportunity to come here and play in the Premier League is something that I cannot refuse,” Varane said in a club statement.
In addition, the Frenchman has admitted to being anxious to wear the shirt of the Red devils and mark an era in England. “I want to make an impact here and I will do my best to be part of the illustrious history of this club.” The former Madrid player also wanted to praise his new teammates. “Having talked to the coach, I can see how much progress has been made in recent seasons and now I am joining a group ready to play at the highest level.
The agreement reached between Madrid and United is around 50 million euros. A) Yes, Varane becomes Manchester team’s third signing this summer, following the signing of the goalkeeper Tom heaton Y Jadon sancho. Ole Gunnar Solskjær said he was “absolutely delighted to have managed to secure one of the best defenders in the world. for the past 10 years. “Raphaël is a proven winner that we have followed for a long period of time and we know how professional he is. We have great defenders and he will add his leadership to that group. He is a unique defender with a rare combination of high-level attributes that I know of. that will rub off on our youngest players. “