Raphael Varane officially joins Manchester United from Real Madrid

French defender Raphael Varane has now finally joined Manchester United from Spanish giants Real Madrid, signing a 4-years contract till June 2025.

The Frenchman had already done medicals, paperworks and observed mandatory COVID-19 quarantine in Manchester, weeks ago ahead of the new Premier League season.

Well, according to influential Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano, the Raphael Varane deal is now official and fully confirmed — he’s a United player! He will wear the no. 19 shirt.

Meanwhile, his former club Real Madrid will receive about €45m Euros plus other add-ons as spelt out in the transfer agreement between both clubs.

Varane’s transfer to the Red Devils marks a series of high-profile departures involving defenders from the Spanish giants.

Below is a photo of Man United new boy, Varane smiling at his official unveiling at Old Trafford.

Raphael Varane