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Varane pinching himself over meteoric rise

February 27, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
Having developed from promising starlet into Real Madrid first-teamer in the past 18 months, Raphael Varane says he can scarcely believe his rapid ascent.



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Varane, who turns 20 in April, arrived in the Spanish capital from Lens in summer 2011 with a reputation that was only just beginning to extend beyond the confines ...

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