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Great experience to play with Ronaldo’ – Man Utd defender Varane delighted to be reunited at Old Trafford

The France international won trophies with the Portuguese at Real Madrid and they are playing together again in EnglandRaphael Varane says it’s been a “great experience” for him to play with Cristiano Ronaldo again at Manchester United, where he is now feeling more settled after a “few setbacks at the start of the season”.


  • United invested £40 million ($54m) in Varane’s talents last August as the defender decided to take on a new challenge away from Spain after 10 years of great success with Real Madrid.

Much of his time at the Santiago Bernabeu was spent alongside Ronaldo, and the pair reunited at Old Trafford when the five-time Ballon d’Or winner sealed his return to Manchester on the final day of the summer transfer window.Discover

‘Great experience to play with Ronaldo’ – Man Utd defender Varane delighted to be reunited at Old Trafford
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Raphael Varane says it’s been a “great experience” for him to play with Cristiano Ronaldo again at Manchester United, where he is now feeling more settled after a “few setbacks at the start of the season”.

United invested £40 million ($54m) in Varane’s talents last August as the defender decided to take on a new challenge away from Spain after 10 years of great success with Real Madrid.

Much of his time at the Santiago Bernabeu was spent alongside Ronaldo, and the pair reunited at Old Trafford when the five-time Ballon d’Or winner sealed his return to Manchester on the final day of the summer transfer window.

 

What’s been said?
Varane and Ronaldo won multiple La Liga and Champions League crowns together at Madrid, and the former says they continue to enjoy a strong relationship in English football.

The Frenchman is able to turn to his team-mate for frank discussions on both a personal and professional level, as he told Canal Plus:

“We have a very good relationship, it’s someone who likes to share, who likes to talk about everything he knows in terms of football, in terms of physical and mental preparation.

“We don’t hesitate to talk about

 

‘Great experience to play with Ronaldo’ – Man Utd defender Varane delighted to be reunited at Old Trafford

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The France international won trophies with the Portuguese at Real Madrid and they are playing together again in England

Raphael Varane says it’s been a “great experience” for him to play with Cristiano Ronaldo again at Manchester United, where he is now feeling more settled after a “few setbacks at the start of the season”.

United invested £40 million ($54m) in Varane’s talents last August as the defender decided to take on a new challenge away from Spain after 10 years of great success with Real Madrid.

Much of his time at the Santiago Bernabeu was spent alongside Ronaldo, and the pair reunited at Old Trafford when the five-time Ballon d’Or winner sealed his return to Manchester on the final day of the summer transfer window.

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