Varane Raphael arrived in Madrid on Monday (27 / 6) morning to undergo a series of medical tests. And, less a day, the young defender is finally official Lens binding contract until 2017.
Varane arrived at the clinic-Sanitas La Moraleja around 15:00 local time. After passing a series of medical tests, finally met Varane Madrid president Florentino Perez to resolve contract matters.
On arriving in Madrid, the French national team player expressed his happiness to be joining with El Merengues. Although the Madrid Varane not include a transfer value, but the AP issued a transfer of central defender is likely that around 10 million euros or equivalent to Rp123 billion.
Before signing a contract with Madrid, Varane also been a target of Manchester United and Paris Saint Germain. Despite relegation to Division II Lens French League, but the game Varane very impressive last season.
Varane own name reportedly recommended to Mourinho Zinedine Zidane. Real Madrid's director of assessing Varane have as coach of France, Laurent Blanc, while still playing.
Varane a fourth purchase Mourinho this season after Nuri Sahin, Hamit Altintop and Maria Callejon. Varane arrival, making Madrid will most likely sell Ezequiel Garay.
Varane itself is one of France possessed the potential defender. Since diving debut in November 2010 and, Varane collected 24 appearances for Lens, with a collection of two goals.
Lens neat appearance makes a lot of clubs with attracted by the ability of defender berpostur 191 cm. One of Manchester United. However, in the end Varane chose to join Real Madrid for the next six seasons.