Zinedine Zidane insists Raphael Varane is not for sale
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has said that defender Raphael Varane is ‘not for sale,’
Varane has been linked with a move to Manchester United in the Premier League.
The France international joined the Spanish giants from Lens in 2011 and has gone on to play a key
role in the success enjoyed by Real Madrid since then. He has partnered Sergio Ramos at the heart of defense
for the most successful period in the club’s recent history.
Raphael Varane has made over 300 appearances in all competitions for Los Blancos and has won 18 major
honors. However, the defender has come under criticism in recent months, following a drop in his
This has seen him linked with a move away from the Santiago Bernabeu and Manchester United are reportedly
among the sides to have shown interest in the Real Madrid defender.
The Red Devils have been in the market for a world-class defender over the last couple of years and Raphael
Varane fits the bill for everything they want in a defender.
But that hope has been dashed with Zidane insisting he’s going nowhere.