Montanier convinced of great things from Real Madrid youngster Varane

Real Sociedad coach Philippe Montanier is well aware of Real Madrid youngster Raphael Varane. The young Frenchman is tipped for greatness.

Real Sociedad coach Philippe Montanier is well aware of Real Madrid youngster Raphael Varane.

The young Frenchman is tipped for greatness.

"Against us, Madrid can field a centre-back partnership of Varane – who is going to be world-class, in my opinion – and [Ricardo] Carvalho, a hugely experienced player," said the Real coach.

"Whoever plays in goal though, we'll be up against a top keeper."

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