Raphael Varane Announced His Transfer To Manchester United By Bidding Farewell To Real Madrid
In thanking the Spanish club for a trophy-laden decade, the French defender spoke of a “new chapter commencing.”
Varane’s physical has yet to be completed, but his Instagram remark will be interpreted as proof that his move to Old Trafford is nearing completion.
‘The last few days have been charged with numerous emotions and sentiments that I now want to share with all of you,’Varane wrote.
After ten great and wonderful years at Real Madrid, a club that will always have a special place in my heart, the time has come to bid farewell.
Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane is set to join Manchester United for £42 million.
As he addresses a defensive deficiency in his team, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has his man.
Manchester United are close to signing Raphael Varane from Real Madrid for £42 million, with the French defender virtually confirming the move in an Instagram message. ‘Since my arrival in 2011, together we have exceeded all expectations and achieved things that I could never have dreamed of. ‘
‘I want to express my gratitude to all of the coaches and staff at the club for everything they have done for me. ‘ Many thanks also to all of the Madridistas, who have always shown me a tremendous amount of affection and pushed me to give my all and strive for every victory.
I’ve had the privilege of sharing a locker room with some of the top players in the world. There have been numerous successes that I will never forget, particularly‘La Décima. ‘ I recognize that being able to share in such precious occasions has been a tremendous honor.
Varane effectively announced his departure by writing an emotional parting letter on Instagram.
Varane congratulated Real Madrid for “ten great and lovely years” in a letter written in Spanish.
Finally, I’d like to express my gratitude to all Spaniards, particularly the city of Madrid, where my two children were born. This nation will always hold a particular place in my heart.
‘ In every aspect, it’s been a fantastic experience. I leave feeling as if I’ve given everything, and I won’t change a single thing about our narrative.