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Mendy: Varane so important for me at Real Madrid

Real Madrid defender Ferland Mendy says Raphael Varane has played a big role in how he has settled.

Mendy is now in his second season with Real Madrid, having arrived from Lyon.

He said, "Yes he played a very big role, that of the big brother.

"Everything that is nutrition, recovery. Honestly, I was inspired because he's been at the top level for a long time and he's been physically good.

"I asked him for advice. He gives me a lot."

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