I’m happy to be playing – Raphael Varane

I’m happy to be playing – Raphael Varane


Raphael Varane believes he is in the best form of his Real Madrid career to date and is delighted to be playing on a more regular basis, he’s said.

The 21-year-old centre-back told journalists after the game against Almeria on Wednesday evening that his is happy with his progress this season and will always give 100% when he pulls on the famous white jersey.

Previously hampered by injuries and kept out of the side by Pepe and Sergio Ramos, there were some reports in the press Varane would look to leave the Santiago Bernabeu in search of regular first team football.

“I’ve been playing more regularly in 2015 because of injuries but also because of technical decisions. I always try to give it my all for the team and I’m really happy. I’m part of the manager’s plans and if I’m able to help the team, then all the better. I try to repay the manager for the confidence he has shown in me. I’m in great form and hope to maintain this level until the end of the season,” he told the media after the final whistle.

And he then focused on what lies ahead for the team, saying: “We’ll continue giving it everything until the end of the season and will try to win all our remaining games in order to put pressure on Barcelona. We are going to battle until the end. We are focusing on our upcoming games, we’ll see what happens afterwards.”

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