With the recent conclusion of the La Liga 2015-2016, and one more Real Madrid match for the UEFA season, there’s a lot to expect from defender Raphael Varane. There are even reports that Varane will consider a transfer to Manchester United at the end of the season. According to the latest sports news, Varane will move provided that Jose Mourinho is in charge at Old Trafford.
Signing in Varane will be a huge boost for Manchester United’s stats and live games. This 23-year-old has all the traits to become one of the best defenders in the world. He blends a sophisticated elegance and composure on the ball, combined with strength and precision. At present, it is uncertain what club Varane will be playing for next season. So for now, here is a look at Varane’s performance and stats this 2015-2016 season thus far.
The 2015-2016 La Liga was the 85th season since its establishment. Barcelona were the defending champions. The season concluded on May 15th, and Barcelona was able to retain its title, leaving Real Madrid to finish second on the La Liga ladder. Varane had a total of 26 appearances amounting to 2,182 minutes played for the Primera Division this season. He had 1,619 total touches and 90 interceptions. With a total of 1,073 passes, Varane had an 88.2% pass success percentage. Next to Pepe, Varane tallied the most blocks for Real Madrid with 30 blocks.
UEFA Champions League
With less than two weeks to go, the world is waiting to see Real Madrid face off against Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League Final. Varane has made 7 appearances amounting to 440 minutes played for the tournament of top division European clubs. Varane has 200 total touches and 14 tackles so far. Varane and Casemiro have had the most interceptions, with 24 and 26 respectively. Varane tallied 108 passes, with an impressive pass success percentage of 91.7%.