Raphael Varane Suffers 4-weeks Injury

Manchester United has confirmed that their defender Raphael Varane will not be in action when they take on English Premier League defending champions Manchester City. It was gathered that the defender would be out for about a month as he was nursing a hamstring injury.

Raphael Varane Ruled Out for at Least 4-weeks

Raphael Varane suffered the injury in Tuesday’s Champions League 2-2 draw at Atalanta and was substituted in the first half. The 28-year-old France international, who joined United for £34m from Real Madrid in August, had only just returned from a groin problem.

Raphael Varane Suffers 4-Weeks Injury

He will now miss crucial Premier League games against Manchester City and also against Uefa Champions League defending champions Chelsea. Fellow centre-back Victor Lindelof missed the trip to Atalanta, leaving United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer facing a defensive headache for the visit of neighbours Manchester City on Saturday given skipper Harry Maguire has struggled for his best form, and Phil Jones has not been involved in a first-team game for almost two years.

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