Raphael Varane was forced off due to injury in Manchester United’s Premier League clash against Chelsea and was visibly upset.
Manchester United defender Raphael Varane left the field in tears during Saturday’s Premier League clash against Chelsea after suffering an injury.
The France international was hit after a nasty fall with an hour gone at Stamford Bridge and showed visible signs of concern with the World Cup kicking off in Qatar less than a month away.
Varane covered his face while crying and received support from my teammates.
While he didn’t need a stretcher, showing his displeasure at the offer and instead walking the sidelines with medical staff, the injury is a clear concern for club and country.
Defending champions France have a number of injury concerns ahead of defending their crown, with Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante set to miss the tournament with a hamstring injury and Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba yet to return from a problem that forced him to wait out his injury. second debut with the Turin outfit.
France open their World Cup campaign against Australia on November 22 before facing Denmark and Tunisia in Group D.