Marca recently claimed that ​Real Madrid have set their eyes on ​Eduardo Camavinga of Rennes. The teenager has been in sensational form in the French Ligue 1 and is sure to be snapped up by one of the big European clubs.


According to Marca, the Galacticos have intensified their approach for the player in recent months. The player, the report further claims, has been on the radar of the Blancos for two years now but Los Blancos have decided to finally pull the trigger on the player and sign him in the summer.


He is expected to cost €70 million and with that in mind, here are some facts that you need to know about the French wonderkid…



He is the youngest ever professional player for Rennes

Such is the talent of the midfielder that the French club gave him a professional deal at the mere age of 16 years and one month, making him the youngest ever professional player for the club.


He is the youngest ever player to play for Rennes

Not only is he the youngest professional for the club, but he also holds the record of the youngest player to ever play for them.


Born in Angola

Camavinga was born in Angola to Congolese parents but moved to France at the age of two.


His house burned down

Tragedy struck him in 2013 when his house in France burned down and destroyed most of the family’s belongings.


Raiola and Mendes wanted him

Mino Raiola and Jorge Mendes are two of the biggest agents in the world, which is why they wanted to sign Camavinga as one of the clients. He, however, rejected their advances.