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Raphael Varane compared to Virgil van Dijk ahead of Manchester United return

Former Manchester United centre-back Mikael Silvestre has compared Raphael Varane to Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk, insisting the former "brings a lot of confidence" to the table.

Varane, who has built himself on a career of success at the highest level, joined United from Real Madrid during the summer transfer window, in a bid to strengthen the club's central-defensive options.

However, the Frenchman, who is 28, has been restricted to just nine appearances in all competitions, with injury

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