Hit in the right thigh, and came out in tears when meeting Premier League against Chelsea (1-1), last Saturday, Raphaël Varane had aroused the fear of French supporters, fearing that the central defender would forfeit the World Cup in Qatar in less than a month.
Present today at a press conference, on the eve of the Europa League meeting between Manchester United and Sheriff Tiraspol, Red Devils coach Erik ten Hag revealed the return date of the former Madrid player: “He will be absent until the World Cup according to our predictions. We will then assess the evolution of his injury., said the Batavian coach.
Also asked about the chances of seeing the experienced central defender (87 caps, 5 goals), in Qatar, Ten Hag wanted to be reassuring: “Will he be able to play in the World Cup? I think. But we have to see how he heals.” Time is running out for Raphaël Varane as the competition begins on November 20.
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