Juventus ‘ready to hijack Real Madrid’s pursuit of Rennes wonderkid Eduardo Camavinga’ as Andrea Pirlo looks to make him a central part of his new-look side
- Juventus take on Real Madrid in the race to sign Rennes’ Eduardo Camavinga
- Juve will look to use the sale of Daniele Rugani to Rennes to help secure at deal
- They sold Rugani to the French side for £1.4m with wages of £50,000 this month
- Paris Saint Germain and Manchester United are also interested in Camavinga
Juventus are preparing to take on Real Madrid in the race to sign Rennes wonderkid Eduardo Camavinga.
Camavinga has been on Zinedine Zidane’s radar ever since in he broke into Rennes’ first-team at the age of 17 and helped the Ligue 1 club claim a Champions League qualification spot.
The Real Madrid boss will, however, face stiff competition from Juve as the Serie A side look to make a ‘serious play’ for the youngster, according to Tuttosport.
Juventus take on Real Madrid in the race to sign Rennes wonderkid Eduardo Camavinga
Juve have established a strong relationship with Rennes after selling defender Daniele Rugani to the French side for £1.4million with wages of £50,000 earlier this month.
The Old Lady will look to use their relationship with club as leverage to broker a deal for Camavinga – who turns 18 next months.
Juve boss Andrea Pirlo also plans to make the midfielder a central part of his new, youthful side.
Camavinga has been on Zinedine Zidane’s radar ever since in he broke into Rennes’ first-team
Juve’s Andrea Pirlo will look to use the sale of Daniele Rugani to Rennes to help secure at deal
However, Real Madrid and Juventus are not the only European club’s interested in Camavinga.
French champions PSG, who lost their season-opener on Thursday, are also planning to make a swoop for the midfielder.
While Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United are said to be keeping tabs on Camavinga as well.
But, must to their disappointment Camavinga – who is contracted until 2022 – has announced he is planning on staying at Rennes for at least another year.
The 17-year-old was handed his French senior debut last week when he played against Croatia
While under the tutelage of Julien Stephan, Camavinga was called up to the French national team.
The 17-year-old was handed his senior debut last week, when he featured against Croatia in the UEFA Nations League.
That appearance made him the youngest French international in more than 100 years, since Maurice Gastiger made his debut in 1914.
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