Varane’s jersey number and first words as he is unveiled as a Manchester United player

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New Manchester United signing Raphael Varane was unveiled at Old Trafford this afternoon just before the start of the Premier League clash against Leeds United, and the Frenchman was given a hero’s welcome.

Varane was unveiled with the No. 19 jersey, as his signing was officially announced today.

Speaking as a Manchester United player for the first time, Varane admitted that his aim is to win trophies and play at the highest level for Manchester United.

He said: “Manchester United is one of the most iconic clubs in world football and the chance to come here and play in the Premier League is something I couldn’t turn down.

“There is a lot more that I want to achieve in my career and I know I’m joining a squad full of great players who will all have the same determination to win matches and trophies.

“Having spoken to the manager I can see how much progress has been made over the last few seasons and I now join a group ready to play at the highest level.

“I want to make an impact here and I will give everything to become part of this club’s illustrious history.”