Manchester United and Real Madrid wary as French prodigy Eduardo Camavinga ‘will reject ANY contract extension from Rennes’ as his deal expires in 2022
- Eduardo Camavinga is one of the most sought after young people in Europe
- The midfielder played more than 75 times for Rennes at the age of 18
- According to reports, the teen will decline any contract offer from Rennes
- Camavinga’s contract will expire in the summer of 2022, meaning an exit is likely
Manchester United and Real Madrid target Eduardo Camavinga will not renew his contract with Rennes beyond the 2022 expiration date, according to reports.
The 18-year-old child prodigy is one of the highest rated teenagers in Europe and has been capped three times by France.
Camavinga has played 77 times for Rennes since breaking into the first team two years ago, but the Ligue 1 side is languishing in seventh place in the French top and will miss European football next season.
According to reports, Eduardo Camavinga will decline all contract offers from Rennes
18-year-old Rennes’ contract expires in 2022, meaning a transfer is likely to take place
And according to The athleticThe midfielder’s refusal to extend his stay could lead to an exit this summer as Les Rennais could risk losing him on a free transfer at the end of next season.
Camavinga is strongly linked to a move to Real Madrid, with a Spanish news outlet AS report that he is likely to prefer the Santiago Bernabeu over another club if fellow countryman Zinedine Zidane remains as manager.
Other reports in Spain claim that Manchester United and PSG are also excited.
His agent, Jonathan Barnett – who also represents Gareth Bale – revealed in February that a £ 44 million price tag could be enough to win Camavinga away from Rennes.
The player’s broker, Jonathan Barnett (above), claims that Camavinga could be worth around £ 44 million
The player himself responded to speculation about a move to Santiago Bernabeu in early 2021 by stating that a decision about his future in Rennes would be made by the end of the season.
The younger told Canal Plus back in January: ‘It is of course nice if a large club is interested in you.
‘I’m in Stade Rennais. We wait until the end of the season. We will meet around the table and we will weigh the pros and cons [then]
Camavinga has played for Rennes more than 75 times since joining the first team in 2019
Meanwhile, Agent Barnett has refused to dismiss speculation that a move to Madrid is likely in the very near future.
“We have a great relationship with Rennes and we work closely with Eduardo Camavinga’s father and family,” Barnett said. The team
The most important thing is to do what’s best for him. Real Madrid? We have a fantastic relationship with them. Ask them. ‘
Camavinga became known to the world when he was first called up as a French citizen in August 2020.
Camavinga has been capped three times by France and scored a bicycle kick against Ukraine
He made his international debut a month later, becoming the youngest player to play for France since Maurice Gastiger in 1914 at the age of 17, nine months and 29 days.
Last October, he scored a brilliant bicycle kick in France’s 7-1 Nations League victory over Ukraine to raise his stature even further.
Camavinga was not called up to the French squad last month as he was selected for the Under 21s in their group stage campaign for the European Championship.