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Real Madrid are closing in on the signing of midfielder Eduardo Camavinga from Rennes and France, and only the final details of a proposed transfer are believed to remain unresolved.
Camavinga burst onto the scene with Rennes in 2019 and has already had two full seasons of first-team football in Ligue 1 under his belt, despite not celebrating his 19th birthday until November.
Real have been a longtime admirer of the teenager and now he seems ready to land the player.
90min revealed earlier this month that Rennes had accepted that Camavinga, who will have no contract at the end of the season, is unlikely to sign a new contract and decided to put it up for sale for less than 46 million euros, less than half. from a previous appraisal.
Football Club Channel in France it has been reported that it is close to being an agreement with Real. Negotiations appear to be in the final stages as the parties work to figure out the small remaining details.
After Real Madrid pulled out of negotiations with Paris Saint-Germain over Kylian Mbappé after failing to make any progress, Camavinga is only the second newcomer to the Bernabéu after David Alaba’s free transfer in a quiet summer.
90min Last October he explained that Real have their eyes on a triple streak of French players. The plan was initially from former coach Zinedine Zidane, having repeatedly asked the club hierarchy to sign Mbappé, Paul Pogba and N’Golo Kante, with Camavinga eventually replacing the latter in the plan.
Even if Mbappé doesn’t arrive in Madrid before the transfer deadline, he is still on his way to becoming a free agent next summer and can start negotiating pre-contract deals in January.
The same goes for Pogba, who is in the final year of his contract with Manchester United and has been eager to explore all of his options before committing to a particular path.
However, RMC has already reported that PSG will now make a new attempt to link Mbappé to a new contract. Manchester United could also do the same with Pogba after boosting their squad with Raphael Varane and Cristiano Ronaldo.