Manchester United have signed a serial winner after confirming the arrival of Raphael Varane from Actual Madrid.
The £34million signing, rising to £42m with add-ons, was unveiled to supporters at Outdated Trafford forward of the 5-1 win over Leeds of their Premier League opener.
The 28-year-old has left Madrid after ten years on the Bernabeu to start a brand new life within the Premier League.
Varane brings a wealth of expertise to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad with the Norwegian nonetheless ready on his first piece of silverware answerable for United.
But followers will probably be now anticipating success with the Frenchman already cementing his spot as one of many Premier League’s most adorned lively gamers.
However the place does he rank amongst his teammates and rivals? Right here, talkSPORT.com takes a glance.
10. Willian (Arsenal) – 16 trophies
Taking part in honours: Ukrainian Premier League: 2007/08, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, Ukrainian Cup: 2007/08, 2010/11, 2011/12, Ukrainian Tremendous Cup: 2008, 2010, UEFA Cup: 2008/09, Premier League: 2014/15, 2016/17, FA Cup: 2017/18, EFL Cup: 2014/15, UEFA Europa League: 2018–19, Copa America: 2019
David Luiz’s Emirates departure opened the door for his Brazilian compatriot to succeed him because the Gunner’s most adorned participant.
Willian is but to win a title since swapping Chelsea for Arsenal however Mikel Arteta had been determined so as to add the winger’s expertise to his group.
The 33-year-old began his profession with a trophy-laden spell with Shakhtar Donetsk that noticed him elevate 4 Ukrainian league titles, 5 cup competitions and the 2008-09 UEFA Cup.
Willian additionally gained the Premier League twice for Chelsea, in addition to because the League Cup, the FA Cup and the Europa League at Stamford Bridge.
The attacker lifted the 2019 Copa America with Brazil again in 2019 – even scoring throughout a 5-Zero win over Peru within the group stage.
9. Mateo Kovacic (Chelsea) – 17
Taking part in honours: Prva HNL: 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13, Croatian Cup: 2010–11, 2011–12, La Liga: 2016–17, Supercopa de Espana: 2017, UEFA Champions League: 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2020-21, UEFA Tremendous Cup: 2016, 2017, 2021, FIFA Membership World Cup: 2016, 2017, UEFA Europa League: 2018–19
Mateo Kovacic lifted his fourth Champions League trophy when Chelsea beat Manchester City in Could following his treble at Actual Madrid.
The Croatian – who additionally lifted three league titles and two cups in his homeland – then added his third Tremendous Cup this month.
Kovacic narrowly missed out on a World Cup to his huge assortment in 2018 whereas he may solely put on an FA Cup runners-up medal final season.
8. Lucas Moura (Tottenham) – 18
Taking part in honours: Copa Sudamericana 2012, Ligue 1 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, Coupe de France 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, Coupe de la Ligue 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, Trophee des Champions 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, FIFA Confederations Cup 2013
Lucas Moura, as soon as a teenage sensation in Brazil for Sao Paulo, gained every thing in France with Paris Saint-Germain.
The 29-year-old’s intensive medal haul contains 4 successive Ligue 1 titles and three Coupe de France’s on the bounce.
But the Brazilian has nothing to point out for his time in Tottenham to this point – ending runner-up in each the Champions League and Carabao Cup finals.
7. Xherdan Shaqiri (Liverpool) – 18
Taking part in honours: Swiss Tremendous League 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, Swiss Cup 2009/10, 2011/12, Bundesliga 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15 DFB-Pokal 2012/13, 2013/14, DFL-Supercup 2012, UEFA Champions League 2012/13, 2018/19 UEFA Tremendous Cup 2013, 2019, FIFA Membership World Cup 2013, 2019, Premier League 2019/20
Xherdan Shaqiri had already gained the majority of his silverware after becoming a member of Liverpool from Stoke City following spells in Switzerland and Germany.
The 29-year-old earned home glory with each Basel and Bayern Munich earlier than including a Premier League title to his assortment at Liverpool.
Shaqiri could also be a bit-part participant for the Reds at present however he’s one in all solely three gamers on this listing to win the Champions League with completely different golf equipment.
6. Raphael Varane (Manchester United) – 19
Taking part in honours: La Liga: 2011–12, 2016–17, 2019–20, Copa del Rey: 2013–14, Supercopa de Espana: 2012, 2017, 2019–20, UEFA Champions League: 2013–14, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, UEFA Tremendous Cup: 2014, 2016, 2017, FIFA Membership World Cup: 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, FIFA World Cup: 2018
Raphael Varane gained every thing there was to win throughout a dominant decade on the Bernabeu with three La Liga titles and a Copa del Rey.
The defender has additionally gained 4 Champions Leagues – with Cristiano Ronaldo the one present star to have gained Europe’s elite competitors extra.
In 2018, Varane added the World Cup to his trophy room but he’s surprisingly nonetheless not essentially the most adorned participant at Outdated Trafford.
5. James Rodriguez (Everton) – 20
Taking part in honours: Categoria Primera B: 2007, Primera Division Argentina: Apertura 2009, Primeira Liga: 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13, Taca de Portugal: 2010–11, Supertaca Candido de Oliveira: 2012, UEFA Europa League: 2010–11, La Liga: 2016–17, 2019–20, Supercopa de Espana: 2019–20, UEFA Champions League: 2015–16, 2016–17, UEFA Tremendous Cup: 2014, 2016, FIFA Membership World Cup: 2014, 2016, Bundesliga: 2017–18, 2018–19, DFB-Pokal: 2018–19
It was extensively recognised that the Toffees had pulled off a significant coup by agreeing a deal for James Rodriguez final summer time – largely right down to the affect of former supervisor Carlo Ancelotti.
Two Champions League titles that the Colombian gained as a part of Actual Madrid’s all-conquering aspect alongside Varane stay the highlights.
However Rodriguez has additionally gained league titles in Argentina, Portugal, Spain and Germany, together with a complete host of cup competitions.
4. Edinson Cavani (Manchester United) – 24
Taking part in honours: Primera Division: 2006–07, Coppa Italia: 2011–12, Ligue 1: 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2017–18, 2018–19, 2019–20, Coupe de France: 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2019–20, Coupe de la Ligue: 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2019–20, Trophee des Champions: 2014, 2015, 2017, 2019, Copa America: 2011
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer does have three World Cup winners in his squad with Varane the newest becoming a member of Juan Mata and Paul Pogba within the unique membership.
But Edinson Cavani’s near-constant success throughout his trophy-laden spell with PSG has him in entrance as United’s most adorned present participant.
The Uruguayan additionally lifted the Copa America again in 2011 whereas he nonetheless stays a fan-favourite at Napoli for his Coppa Italia success in 2011/12.
3. Fernandinho (Manchester City) – 25
Taking part in honours: Ukrainian Premier League: 2005–06, 2007–08, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13, Ukrainian Cup: 2007–08, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13, Ukrainian Tremendous Cup: 2008, 2012, UEFA Cup: 2008–09, Premier League: 2013–14, 2017–18, 2018–19, 2020–21, FA Cup: 2018-19, EFL Cup: 2013–14, 2015–16, 2017–18, 2018–19, 2019–20, 2020–21, Copa America: 2019
Fernandinho has lifted a big chunk of the silverware in his profession with Willian – first throughout their dominance at Shakhtar Donetsk.
The Brazilian pair then gained the Copa America collectively in 2019 however the former has additionally gained loads of trophies at Manchester City.
Fernandinho boasts 4 Premier League titles whereas he additionally shares the file for many EFL Cup wins as a participant at six with Sergio Aguero.
The 36-year-old has technically gained the Group Defend as effectively in 2018 however that has not been included on his listing of senior honours.
2. Thiago Alcantara (Liverpool) – 26
Prime honours: La Liga: 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2012–13, Copa del Rey: 2011–12, Supercopa de Espana: 2010, 2011, UEFA Champions League: 2010–11, UEFA Tremendous Cup: 2011, FIFA Membership World Cup 2011, Bundesliga: 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2018–19, 2019–20, DFB-Pokal: 2013–14, 2015–16, 2018–19, 2019–20, DFL-Supercup: 2016, 2017, 2018, UEFA Champions League: 2019–20, FIFA Membership World Cup: 2013
Liverpool modified their switch coverage once they signed Thiago – such was the chance to herald a confirmed winner on the prime of his recreation.
But the 30-year-old went with out lifting a league title for the primary time in eight seasons final 12 months throughout a combined debut marketing campaign on Merseyside.
Thiago has gained a mixed 11 LaLiga and Bundesliga trophy’s to enhance the 2 European Cups he has gained at Barcelona and Bayern Munich respectively.
1. Thiago Silva (Chelsea) – 30
Taking part in honours: Copa do Brasil: 2007, Serie A: 2010–11, Supercoppa Italiana: 2011, Ligue 1: 2012-13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2017–18, 2018–19, 2019–20, Coupe de France: 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2019–20, Coupe de la Ligue: 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2019–20, Trophee des Champions: 2013, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, UEFA Champions League: 2021-21, UEFA Tremendous Cup: 2021, FIFA Confederations Cup: 2013, Copa America: 2019
The veteran centre-back was already main this listing heading into the brand new season – and has since added one other trophy simply two video games in.
Silva oversaw PSG’s rise to finish domination in France as captain to elevate seven Ligue 1 titles following a Serie A crown he earned at AC Milan.
The 36-year-old was simply lacking that elusive Champions League winner’s medal that he lastly bought his fingers on throughout his first season at Chelsea.