Transfer News: Eduardo Camavinga to Real Madrid

Eduardo Camavinga signs for Real Madrid. The offer  which has been accepted by Rennes is €31m plus add-ons. Medical already completed and Paperworks are signed. Official today. He goes to Real NOW – no loan. Camavinga picks Real over Man Utd and PSG.

Eduardo Celmi Camavinga (born 10 November 2002) is a French professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Ligue 1 club Rennes and the France national team.

He was part of the National Union of football Ligue 1 Player of the Month: August 2019.

Camavinga has been a part of Rennes’ youth system since the age of 11. He signed his first professional contract on 14 December 2018, at the age of 16 years and one month, becoming the youngest ever professional for the club. He made his professional debut for Rennes in a 3–3 Ligue 1 tie with Angers on 6 April 2019, becoming the youngest player to ever play for Rennes’ first team, at 16 years and four months old.

On 18 August 2019, Camavinga recorded an assist and was awarded the man of the match award in a 2–1 win against Paris Saint-Germain. He scored his first goal for Rennes in a 1–0 win against Lyon on 15 December 2019, in the 89th minute of the game.

In the 2020–21 UEFA Champions League, he featured in four matches for Rennes against Krasnodar, Chelsea and Sevilla. He became, in the process, the youngest player to be called up to the French senior team since René Gérard in 1932, who was only 17 years, nine months and 17 days old

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