Zidane: Varane speculation is not an issue

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane is unconcerned by speculation linking defender Raphael Varane with a move away from the Santiago Bernabeu this summer.

The French international has been rumoured to be considering his future at the club, despite being a first team regular, and he has been omitted from the squad to face Huesca later today.

The 25 year-old has a release clause in his Real Madrid contract of €500m, and he still has three years left to run on his current deal in the Spanish capital, and Zidane is confident that he will stay.

"There has been a lot of talk about this, but the only thing that matters is the player. 

"He has done very well during his time here.

"He has been a phenomenal player and I see him happy."

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