Earlier this week, the Red Devils confirmed they had agreed a deal worth around £40million to sign Varane, with the Frenchman now due to fly to England where he will undergo a medical and sign his new contract – after completing a stint in quarantine first, of course.
Varane spent 10 years at the Bernabeu, having joined from Lens as a teenager, and enjoyed an enormously successful career with the Spanish giants.
Before heading to Manchester, he visited Real's Valdebebas training complex for one last time to say a final farewell to the players and staff, as well as president Florentino Perez.
With most of Real's squad already back in training ahead of the start of the new season, Varane shared some tender moments with the likes of Luka Modric, Marcelo and even Gareth Bale.
In his decade at the club, Varane won three La Liga titles and four Champions Leagues with Real, making over 360 appearances, and he embraced his teammates warmly in some emotional scenes.
Carlo Ancelotti, who managed Varane for two seasons between 2013 and 2015 and returned to the club this summer, was also in attendance and gave the 28-year-old a warm hug as the defender addressed the squad during a training session.
Varane will now fly from Madrid to Manchester to complete the final stages of his transfer to Old Trafford, requiring a spell in quarantine before doing so, and he penned a heartfelt message to Real on Instagram earlier in the day.
'These past days have been filled with many emotions, feelings that I now want to share with all of you. After 10 amazing and wonderful years at Real Madrid, a club I will always carry in my heart, the day has come to say goodbye,' he wrote.
'Since I came in 2011, we've together exceeded all expectations and achieved things I never dreamed of. I would like to thank all the coaches and all the people who work or have worked at the club for everything they have done for me.
'Thank you very much also to all the Madridistas who always gave me a lot of love and with their great demands they pushed me to give the best and fight for every success.
'I had the honour of sharing the locker room with the best players in the world. Countless victories I'll never forget, especially La Decima. I realise it's been a great privilege to have been able to live those special moments.
'Finally, I want to thank all Spaniards and especially the city of Madrid where my two children were born. This country will always be special to me. It's been an amazing journey in every way. I leave with the feeling of giving it all and I won't change a single thing in this story of ours.'
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