Real Madrid’s fear in transfer battle with Arsenal for elite wonderkid

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Real Madrid reportedly fear being priced out of a transfer deal for Rennes wonderkid Eduardo Camavinga due to competition from Arsenal and Bayern Munich.

The Spanish giants are one of the teams interested in the highly-rated Camavinga, who looks set to become one of the finest midfielders in Europe in years to come.

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However, Marca claim that Real Madrid are worried they might find themselves priced out of a deal for the France international amid rival interest from Arsenal and Bayern.

Gunners fans will hope this can give their club a boost in the race to sign Camavinga, who would be a real statement signing for the club after such a difficult couple of seasons.

Eduardo Camavinga in action for Rennes

Mikel Arteta urgently needs to change his squad around after a disappointing campaign, and Camavinga would surely be a major upgrade on midfielders like Dani Ceballos, whose long-term future is in doubt after a somewhat underwhelming second season on loan from Real Madrid.

One imagines, however, that a talent like Camavinga might favour a move to a bigger club if possible, even if Arsenal might be a decent stepping stone to ensure he continues to play regularly at this stage of his career.

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