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Man Utd Fans React in Ecstasy as Raphael Varane is Announced at Old Trafford

Mudeet Arora
Varane was unveiled in front of a packed Old Trafford
Varane was unveiled in front of a packed Old Trafford / Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

Manchester United officially announced the singing of Raphael Varane in grand style on a four-year deal before the player unveiling himself to Old Trafford faithfuls, who handed him a resounding reception.

United have paid an initial fee of £34m, which could rise to £42m dependent on add ons.

Fans on Twitter went berserk with the way United decide to unveil their latest signing and reacted in numbers.

Here's the unveiling video:

Here are some of the best fan reactions from the announcement:

Varane spoke to United's official website after his signing and 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.”