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Liverpool and Barcelona join the race to sign €80m Ligue 1 starlet

Liverpool and Barcelona have reportedly joined the race to sign Eduardo Camavinga.

The 17-year-old has done well for Ligue 1 side Rennes this season so far. Camavinga has featured in 36 matches, scoring a goal against Lyon while providing two assists versus PSG and Montpellier.

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The young midfielder has been linked to Real Madrid lately with Don Balon claiming that Los Blancos are interested in signing him and it could cost them €80 million. However, a report from Sport suggests that Liverpool and Barcelona have joined the race for his signature as well with the latter willing to offer €50 million for him.

Camavinga has been in fine form for Rennes this season and is a key reason why they are currently third in the Ligue 1 table. The teenager is among the finest young prospects in France and there’s a good chance of top European clubs attempting to rope him in.

Liverpool and Barcelona both would be suitable destinations for Camavinga, especially the latter where he could be a long-term replacement for Sergio Busquets who is currently 31.

Rennes might not be willing to let go of the 17-year-old but if he decides to move, the club would be eager to cash in on his transfer.

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