Varela, 20, spent a spell on trial at Old Trafford earlier this month ahead of a potential move and with the trial over he has told Tirando Paredes about his ‘demanding’ experience:
“I have trained with the first-team.
“I am very happy and I was received very well.
“It was a surprise to get the chance to test with Manchester United. I’m glad and happy, and grateful to Penarol who allowed me to travel.