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Chelsea, Arsenal and Bayern Munich target expected to stay at Real Madrid


Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane is ready to work with new coach Rafa Benitez.

The Chelsea, Arsenal and Bayern Munich target failed to make an impact for the Spanish giants last season with reports claiming that he is ready to leave the club.

But the 22-year-old insists that he is looking forward to next season at the Santiago Bernabeu.

"He's [Rafa Benitez is] a great coach with a wealth of experience," Varane told Marca.

"I haven't met him yet, but I think that his management style and work ethic can bring a lot to the team.

"On a personal level, my year was split into two separate parts.

"During the first I hardly played, whilst during the second I played every three days. However, I still think I can up my game and continue to improve as a player.

"I could have made some better choices in one-on-one situations. I try to anticipate and read the play, whilst covering my teammates at the same time, but I have to find a balance.

"Maybe I should be a bit more aggressive".

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