Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane has refused to be drawn to his future.

The World Cup winner has had an outstanding ten years of experience in the Spanish capital since joining RC Lens as a teenager in 2011 and has played a key role in four Champions League triumphs and three La Liga titles.

The Frenchman is still an important player for Los Blancos but faces an uncertain future in Madrid. Only one year left to his current contract, leading to suggestions that he could be sold this summer if he doesn’t commit to a new contract.

With Varane potentially out on the market this summer, greats like Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea are closely linked to the player’s move despite refusing to rely on such speculation as the upcoming European Championships appear to be his priority.

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“This is not the time to talk about my future,” said the Frenchman. “I concentrate on the selection, on this euro.

“It is normal and logical to ask the question, and for my part, it is normal and logical to focus on the deadlines ahead.

“We are all human. We can think about it. In my personal case, I focus on the goals we have in the French team. It’s not a subject I’ll talk about every day in my room in Clairefontaine.

“I’m focused on my goal and now is not the time to discuss it. If I have to talk about it, it will be directly with those affected. “

The center-back also reacted to the recent departure of Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane. The legendary figure got him to join Real Madrid a decade ago via Sir Alex Fergusons United.

“My first reaction is that I’ve been proud for ten years. He brought me from Lens to Real Madrid and I learned a lot alongside him.

“He’s a coach who has a human side. He’s a source of inspiration, not just for me, but for a lot of the players who have met him.

“To see him go is strange for me and for a whole generation of Real Madrid players.

“It was a pleasure to work with him and it would be nice if it happened again in the future. He’s a great trainer and a great person. “