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OFFICIAL: Man Utd complete signing of Varane from Real Madrid



English Premier League club, Manchester United have completed the signing of centre-back Raphael Varane from Real Madrid.

The 28-year-old signed a four-year deal with the Old Trafford club following a fee of £34m – which could rise to £42m with add-ons.

The France international won three La Liga titles and four Champions League trophies with Real Madrid during a 10-year stay at the Spanish capital.

“Manchester United is one of the most iconic clubs in world football,” said World Cup winner Varane.

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“The chance to come here and play in the Premier League is something I couldn’t turn down.

“There is a lot more that I want to achieve in my career and I know I’m joining a squad full of great players who will all have the same determination to win matches and trophies.

“Having spoken to the manager, I can see how much progress has been made over the last few seasons and I now join a group ready to play at the highest level.

“I want to make an impact here and I will give everything to become part of this club’s illustrious history.”

Manchester United are kicking off the Premier League campaign this Saturday afternoon in a home game against Leeds United.

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