He wanted to give his support to Varane ahead of France's friendly against Finland. Deschamps thinks the player is not losing his level and backed him firmly.
"All players can have a worse game. They are playing every three days. But I know what Raphael is capable of doing," said the coach of the 2018 World Cup winner.
"In the last game, things went badly and we forget the rest. I look at a longer period. We should also look at the little recovery time there is.
"That leads to more injuries and less intensity."