Man United sign Real Madrid's Raphael Varane, present him on pitch before Premier League opener

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer discusses the arrivals Jadon Sancho, Raphael Varane and Manchester United. (1:15).Manchester United has signed Raphael Varane, Real Madrid's new signing on a 4-year contract.United announced that Varane was the subject of a contract, but no medical or personal terms were finalized. ESPN was told by sources that a deal had been reached for approximately 41 million.- Watch ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. Only)- Do you not have ESPN? Get instant accessUnited revealed Varane ahead of Saturday's game against Leeds United. He signed a contract through 2025. Because he hadn't yet trained with the side, he wasn't included in the squad. His new team won the match 5-1.He said that Manchester United was one of the most famous clubs in football, and that he couldn't refuse the opportunity to play in the Premier League."I have a lot to do in my career, and I know that I'm joining a team of great players who are all determined to win matches and trophies. After speaking with the manager, I can see the progress made in the past few seasons. I am now ready to play at the top level."I want to make an impression here and will do everything to be a part of this club’s rich history."Raphael Varane joined Manchester United following a decade at Real Madrid. Catherine Ivill/Getty ImagesUnited has signed the 28-year old as their third signing this summer, after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer brought in Jadon Sancho (and Tom Heaton)Varane was in his final year at Madrid. The club decided to sell Varane this summer, rather than let him go on a free transfer later.He made 360 appearances at the Bernabeu over the decade that he was there, winning three LaLiga titles as well as four Champions League trophies.ESPN sources said that, despite his success, he was seeking a new challenge in Premier League.The 2018 World Cup-winning France team also included the centre-back.