Varane has been one of the big revelations in Europe since the turn of the year.
"We are talking about a kid at Real Madrid who has unseated Pepe and Pepe, with all his stuff, is still a great centre-half. His performance against Manchester United was extraordinary. And against Barcelona.
"He's unique. Madrid with him and Sergio Ramos may have a couple of defenders for many years.
"For me, Ramos and Thiago Silva are the two best central defenders in the world."