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Zinedine Zidane insists Raphael Varane is NOT for sale despite interest from as French boss claims are 'lucky' to have defender at the Bernabeu have long admired classy French defender Raphael Varane  United are said to be keen on Varane despite having £80m man Harry Maguire Sir Alex Ferguson attempted to sign Varane in 2011 but bought Phil Jones instead

By Max Mathews For Mailonline

Published: 10:31 GMT, 21 November 2020 | Updated: 10:31 GMT, 21 November 2020

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boss Zinedine Zidane has emphatically denied that Raphael Varane is up for sale despite links to .

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side have long coveted the French centre-half and were reportedly readying an offer ahead of the January transfer window.

But Zidane has insisted the 27-year-old will not be leaving and claimed both he and club chiefs remain desperate for Varane to remain in the Spanish capital.

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has insisted defender Raphael Varane will not leave

manager Zinedine Zidane has insisted defender Raphael Varane will not leave

He said: 'He is part of this club, we were very lucky to be able to bring him to Madrid.

'He has a great career, he's achieved a lot since he's been here. Of course, he is non-transferable for the club, for the coach that I am, for people in general.

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