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Paul Pogba apologised to Raphael Varane over a sparked argument

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Following the exit of France national team from the Euros 2020, The French midfielder and defender namely Paul Pogba and Raphael Varane receptively caught up in a heated argument recently.

According to reports from The Mirror, Pogba was being blamed by the Bayern Munich defender Benjamin Pavard regarding his lack of support in the defensive aspect of the game. Moreover, France were one of the favourites to win the Euros this year. However, they squandered a 3-1 lead against Switzerland in the round of 16. Thus, the game eventually went on to penalty shootouts and the Le Blues were ultimately knocked out of the tournament. As France lost 4-5 on penalties.

After the match, the Real Madrid defender reportedly went on to convey a message to Pogba. According to the French outlet, Le Parisien, Varane said

“Benj thinks you are not defending enough”. This eventually led to spark an argument between Pogba and Varane. However, later on, Pogba also put forward an apology to Varane regarding their argument.

Recently a lot is going in the air about Varane joining Manchester United this summer. Thus, there is a possibility that the French duo might be playing together for the Red Devils next season.

Could Pogba and Varane make a good duo at Manchester United despite their sparked argument?

Raphael Varane has reportedly become a transfer target for Manchester United this summer. Looking at the current line of defence, the Red Devils are keen to find a perfect partner for their captain Harry Maguire. Victor Lindelof and Eric Bertrand Bailly have not been that impressive. Thus, Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is willing to challenge for the Premier League title in the next season and is keen to strengthen his squad thereafter.

Meanwhile, the 28-year-old French defender still has a year left on his contract with Real Madrid. Although Madrid are reportedly keen to keep Varane at Bernabeu amid the exit of Sergio Ramos. However, the Spanish giants could be forced to sell Varane this summer as he might eventually leave on a free transfer next year.

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