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Manchester United News: Raphael Varane in tears after being forced off injured amid FIFA World Cup scare

In Manchester United News, defender Raphael Varane left the field in tears on Saturday as his chances of playing in the World Cup.

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Avignyan Mukhopadhyay
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In Manchester United News, defender Raphael Varane left the field in tears on Saturday as his chances of playing in the World Cup were threatened by an apparent knee injury.

The France international was substituted after 60 minutes of United's 1-1 draw at Chelsea in the Premier League.

Varane was in visible distress and had to wipe away tears from his eyes as he made his way to the locker room at Stamford Bridge.

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Rafael Varane in tears after his injury (Image- MEN)

But United manager Erik ten Hag said it was too soon to know the extent of the injury.

'We have to wait a minimum 24 hours so medical can do their job and we do a diagnosis,' he said. 'I can understand (his) emotions. He has to wait, he is experienced, but we don't know.'

United's medical team put Varane through a specified conditioning regime during the summer after his first season at the club was disrupted by injury.

The player and United have seen the benefits of that, with the 29-year-old center back starting eight of United's 11 Premier League games this term.

An injury-time header from Casemiro earned United a point at Stamford Bridge after Jorginho fired Chelsea ahead from the penalty spot in the 87th minute.

An injury-time equaliser from Casemiro earned Manchester United a point at Chelsea on Saturday in the Premier League battle for fourth place.

The Brazilian's headed ball was pushed on to the post by Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa and it just crossed the line to make the score 1-1.

The two sides had been heading for a lively if disjointed goalless draw until an 87th-minute Jorginho penalty looked to have settled the match in Chelsea's favour.The result keeps Chelsea in fourth place, a point ahead of United.

The Manchester side and France's World Cup squad will be concerned for Raphael Varane, who went over on his ankle midway through the second half and limped away looking distraught.

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