After Ramos, Real Madrid set to lose another top player over contract dispute

After Ramos, Real Madrid set to lose another top player over contract dispute

- Raphael Varane could be on his way out at Real Madrid at the end of the season

- The French defender has failed to reach an agreement with the club over a new deal

- Los Blancos are also on the verge of losing captain Sergio Ramos in the summer

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Real Madrid are ready to listen to offers for French defender Raphael Varane are both parties are yet to agree a new deal, reports claim, AS.

The France international is in his tenth season with Los Blancos and his contract is set to expire in the summer of 2022 but no agreement has been reached.

The 28-year-old who recently marked his 350th cap for Los Merengues was on the verge of leaving the club last summer but for the timely intervention of coach Zinedine Zidane.

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After Ramos, Real Madrid set to lose another top player over contract dispute
Real Madrid ready to listen to offers for defender Raphael Varane over contract dispute. Photo by David S. Bustamante
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But its a whole new ball game as Real are ready to trade the defender in the summer window before he enters the final year in his contract.

Madrid also have a contract dispute with club captain Sergio Ramos and the center-back could be on his way out in the summer.

Varane recorded a faultless performances in Real's Champions League last 16 win over Atalanta in Bergamo in mid-week.

He won six challenges, made four clearances and recorded 12 recoveries as well as zero foul committed.

The Frenchman has won 11 trophies since his arrival at the Santiago Bernabeu including four Champions Leagues, three LaLiga titles, one Copa del Rey, four Club World Cups.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Real Madrid secured a 1-0 first leg win over Atalanta in the Champions League round of 16 game played at the Gewiss Stadium in Italy.

Ferland Mendy scored the winner in the 86th minute to give Los Blancos the long-awaited winning goal.

Zinedine Zidane's side started the game brightly and created many chances on goal but failed to convert. also reported that Sergio Ramos appears unrepentant about leaving Real Madrid at the end of his contract with the Spanish League giants.

The 34-year-old who has been linked with a move to Manchester United will be free to negotiate with any club of his choice and at his own dictates this summer.

However, with less than six months to the end of his deal with Los Blancos, Ramos may have given credence to his exit claims after liking an Instagram post that talked about him leaving.

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