Raphael Varane signs new Real Madrid contract

Raphael Varane of Real Madrid CF heads the ball beside Ragnar Sigurdsson of FC Copenhagen during the UEFA Champions League match between Real Madrid CF and FC Copenhagen at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on October 2, 2013
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Raphael Varane commits his future to Real Madrid by signing a contract extension until June 2020.

Real Madrid have announced that defender Raphael Varane has committed his future to the club by signing a new deal.

The 21-year-old was linked with a possible move to Chelsea in the summer, but the Frenchman has opted to extend his stay at the Bernabeu until 2020.

A statement on Real's official website said: "Real Madrid announce the extension of the contract between the player Raphael Varane and the club until June 30, 2020."

Varane moved to the Spanish giants from Lille back in 2011.

Carlo Ancelotti, coach of Real Madrid reacts during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on April 2, 2014
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