France went on to draw 1-1 with Ukraine in their World Cup qualifying round European Group D on Saturday. That giving Les Bleuses nine points from five games.
The 28-year-old defender is named as an unused substitute on the sidelines. In the past game, Didier Deschamps, the coach of France, chose Gert Zouma to play alongside Presnel Kimpembe.
After the game, L’Equipe reported that Les Bleus did not choose to use the Manchester United defender. Because the team wanted to preserve the physical condition of the defender.
The main factor is the shorter and less pre-season preparations for the Red Devils, with Varane only playing one official game for the Red Devils last week.
In addition, the report states that the 28-year-old’s defensive line has muscle fatigue. And after the medical team assessed the symptoms. It was decided that the players should be rested. They are not ready to play 3 matches in 7 days.
France will face Finland in the World Cup qualifiers in Europe on Tuesday.