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Rennes rule out summer exit for Camavinga

Eduardo Camavinga, Stade Rennais
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Nicolas Holveck predicts the recent financial crisis will prevent even the big clubs from spending much in the summer transfer market.

One of the hottest prospects in world football right now, Stade Rennais’s Eduardo Camavinga has been a subject of interest for many of the European heavyweights.

The 17-year-old enjoyed an inspiring breakthrough as he proved to be one of the best midfielders in Ligue 1 in the 2019/20 season.

Real Madrid are considered to be in the driving seat to sign him, although Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain are also reportedly showing interest.

Talent comes at a cost, and the young Frenchman is expected to cost anywhere in between €50 million to €80 million.

But the COVID-19 outbreak has forced the clubs to reconsider their transfer budgets, and president Nicolas Holveck is not expecting any offers for Camavinga this summer.

“To be honest, there’s nothing with Bayern,” Holveck told, as Marca reports.

“I don’t think you should get your hopes up about this [upcoming] market. The bigger a club is, the more they’ve suffered from the crisis and therefore don’t expect any big signings this summer.

“If we are lucky enough to get into the Champions League positions directly, that will improve our chances in the market. If not, in no case will players leave.”