Eduardo Camavinga insisted he would stay at Rennes for the 2020-21 season amid consistent rumours of a transfer to Real Madrid.

Camavinga, 17, has been linked with a move to the La Liga champions as a back-up for Casemiro after becoming a first team regular in defensive midfield.

But the midfielder, who is contracted at Rennes until 2022, said his current plans were to remain at the Ligue 1 club for now.

“I have two years of contract left. I will be at Rennes this season,” Camavinga told Telefoot on Friday.

Camavinga said he was unfazed about the rumours regarding his future.

“It doesn’t bother me at all. It’s football,” he said.

“There are true things and false things.”

Camavinga broke on to the scene as a 16-year-old in the 2018-19 season, making seven appearances for Rennes towards the back end of the campaign.

He continued his development during the recent cut-short season, playing in 36 games, scoring one goal and getting two assists. Continue reading

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