Raphael Varane states that ‘Inter are not only Lukaku.’ Also, he discusses Hakimi’s determination to join the Nerazzurri in the summer.
Tomorrow, Inter competes Real Madrid in the third game of their
Because of his injury, Romelu Lukaku did not go with the rest of the team to Madrid.
“I know Romelu very well,” Varane said at a press conference.
“I faced him with Manchester and Anderlecht, he is a great striker. Inter, however, are also something else, a complete team that attack very quickly and create dangers.
“We will have to give our best to win,” he added.
"It will be one of those games where it will be important to attack. We have the character and players to do well in this challenge."
Real Madrid have merely one point from their first two Champions League games. In contrary, Inter have two.
“I think the absence of Sergio [Ramos] was felt at our debut in the Champions League," Varane said.
"He brings character and experience. With him I feel good, definitely better, but what matters is the collective. Tomorrow we will have to be united and play as a team."
Achraf Hakimi will come back to Madrid, his previous club during his early youth, before joining Borussia Dortmund on loan two years ago.
“Achraf made the choice that he thinks is the best one for his career. I think Real Madrid will always be special for him."
It is significant for everyone how Eden Hazard will play tomorrow.
“We are talking about a great person, as well as a footballer. He quickly adapted to the context of Madrid, can give us much more because his is a very high level, a precious talent and a top player.”