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Raphael Varane is the second defense best valued according to Football Benchmarket, web of the consultant KPMG. The best defender according to this website is the Dutch Liverpool, Virgil van Dijk, valued at 98.4 million euros. The French is rated at 86.5 million euros and in third place is the English footballer Alexander-Arnold, with a valuation of 80.8 million.
The French defender arrived at Real Madrid from the Lens in July 2011 for 10 million euros. His signing was a recommendation of Zidane, current coach of the white club. During these years he has trained in the merengue ensemble, becoming one of the best defenses in the world of soccer.
According Football Benchmarket, its market value would have increased by 76.5 million euros, taking into account the cost to the Madridista company of his signing when he was 18 years old.
Second best rated in Madrid
The Frenchman has become a starter in the last four Champions. That's why the consultancy KPMG it locates it not only as the second best valued defense, but also as the second player who is worth more inside the white dressing room. The first would be the great signing of the summer, Hazard, with a price of 162.5 million euros. In the total classification it occupies the position number 25. Firstly it is Mbappé, with a market value of 225 million. The striker of PSG is followed by Neymar with 195 million and Messi, valued at 190 million euros.
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