Raphael Varane’s World Cup in doubt after injury in Manchester United draw at Chelsea

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Manchester United defender Raphael Varane left the pitch in tears against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening after picking up an injury which must make him doubtful for next month’s World Cup with France.

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Varane stayed down after a challenge with Chelsea striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and although the former Real Madrid centre-back refused a stretcher, he had to be consoled by team-mates as he walked off just short of the hour mark.

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The 29-year-old defender, whose first season at Old Trafford was interrupted by injuries, has been a key player under Erik ten Hag this term and his return to fitness coincided with the team’s improvement earlier in the campaign.

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By Gabbie Odonkor Chief Executive Officer
Gabriel Djabatey Odonkor , known professionally as Gabbie Odonkor, is a Ghanaian Sports blogger, freelance journalist, and reporter. He founded 4pmghsports.com, a sports website and blog that primarily publishes news about sports.
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