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Craig Burley: 'Real Madrid's Raphael Varane would snub Manchester United'

Burley: 'Varane would reject Man Utd'
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Craig Burley claims that Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane would reject Manchester United because of their style of play.

Former Chelsea midfielder Craig Burley has rubbished suggestions that Raphael Varane would leave Real Madrid to sign for Manchester United.

Widespread reports have indicated that manager Jose Mourinho could move for a defender in the summer window.

Varane has been linked to the Premier League club for some time, but Burley thinks that the Red Devils' style of play would put him off completing a transfer.

"Forget it. Why would you leave Real Madrid to go to Man United? Have you seen them play?" Burley told ESPN. "Honestly, why would you go to that team at the moment from Real Madrid? Not happening."

United faced criticism for their defensive display in last weekend's 1-0 defeat to Newcastle United.

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City86202131820
2Chelsea86201851320
3Liverpool86201531220
4Arsenal86021910918
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs8602157818
6Bournemouth85121612416
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves843196315
8Manchester UnitedMan Utd84131314-113
9Watford84131112-113
10Leicester CityLeicester84041412212
11Everton83321312112
12Burnley82241012-28
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton8224913-48
14Crystal Palace821559-47
15West Ham UnitedWest Ham8215813-57
16Southampton8125614-85
17Fulham8125921-125
18Huddersfield TownHuddersfield8035417-133
19Newcastle UnitedNewcastle8026613-72
20Cardiff CityCardiff8026417-132

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