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Soccer-France centre back Varane extends Real contract to 2020
September 18, 2014 / 1:41 PM / 3 years ago

Soccer-France centre back Varane extends Real contract to 2020

MADRID, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Real Madrid’s France centre back Raphael Varane has agreed to extend his contract by three years until June 2020, the European champions said on Thursday.

Varane, 21, joined Real from Lens in 2011 and is third-choice centre back behind Spain’s Sergio Ramos and Pepe of Portugal.

He has made 11 appearances for France and was part of the squad at the World Cup finals in Brazil, where Les Bleus lost 1-0 in the quarter-finals to eventual winners Germany. (Reporting by Iain Rogers, editing by Ed Osmond)

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