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Raphael Varane: What Ole Gunnar Solskjaer told me before Man United move

Posted On: 19 Oct 2021   |   Posted By: The Sport Review

Raphael Varane has revealed how Ole Gunnar Solskjaer managed to convince him to sign for Manchester United from Real Madrid this summer.
The French defender was one of the big names to arrive at Old Trafford this summer as Solskjaer moved to strengthen his options at the back ahead of the new campaign.
Manchester United signed Varane from Real Madrid in a deal believed to be worth around an initial £34m back in August and the 28-year-old has slotted seamlessly into the Red Devils' back four.
Varane has made one assist in two Premier League appearances for Manchester United so far this season and he will be expecting to start when the Red Devils head to West Ham United in the Premier League on Sunday.
The central defender has now lifted the lid on how Solskjaer helped to convince him that a move to Old Trafford was the right choice for him.
Speaking in an interview with Sky Sports , Varane said: “He spoke to me about the ambition of the team, and how I would feel playing for Manchester...

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