Real Madrid’s revenge for Mbappé: he signed Eduardo Camavinga, the French pearl that PSG wanted

Real Madrid will try to close a signing before the closing of the pass book (Getty)

There is less than 24 hours until the end of the closing of one of the most intense transfer markets in recent years. After the signings of Lionel Messi and Ronaldo by PSG and Manchester United, now all eyes are on Real Madrid and Kylian Mbappé.

Apparently, the Spanish club withdrew from the bid for the French striker, but at the same time announced the arrival of a midfielder who was in the sights of PSG: “Florentino’s cold revenge”, the newspaper titled Ace.

The footballer in question is the young man Eduardo Camavinga. The Rennes player and the merengue entity had already approached positions and managed to close the contract in the last hours. As reported from Spain and France Madrid would have paid about 35 million euros in an agreement for six seasons (until June 2027)

Camavinga has already made his debut with the French national team (Reuters)
Camavinga has already made his debut with the French national team (Reuters)

Rennes has reached an agreement with Real Madrid to sell to the French international, the newspaper had detailed L’Équipe citing information from Channel +, which was interpreted as an alternative for the meringue club after receiving several “no” as an answer from PSG for the signing of Mbappé.

The sports newspaper, like the Ace of Spain, pointed out in their pages that the Breton club has confirmed the transfer of Camavinga by a price that could reach 40-45 million euros, premiums included.

The 18-year-old I was in the sights of PSG for a long timeIt even sounded in this transfer market until finally the Parisian team made the arrival of Georginio Wijnaldum official. From that moment on, the Paris entity chose to withdraw from the negotiations and wait until June 2022, date on which would end his contract with Rennes and would sign as a free agent.

The 18-year-old is one of France's promising youngsters (Reuters)
The 18-year-old is one of France’s promising youngsters (Reuters)

The midfielder of 18 years He arrived at Stade Rennes in January 2019 and wore the team’s jersey in 88 games. Camavinga, that last season debuted with the French senior national team, is currently summoned with the U21 that will play several qualifying matches for the European 2023.

The announcement of this signing by Real Madrid adds an additional indication that the team from the Spanish capital you will not be able to get the services of Mbappé, at least during this summer market that ends this next midnight.

The PSG leaders have been intransigent in the face of Madrid’s advances, which they had come to offer for their young star of 22 years up to 180 million euros.