MANCHESTER UNITED have received a transfer boost in their pursuit of Rennes midfielder Eduardo Camavinga, according to reports.
The 18-year-old has been linked with a move to Old Trafford, but his preferred location is thought to be Paris Saint-Germain.
Camavinga has been linked with a move to Man Utd for some timeCredit: Getty
Messi has confirmed a move to PSG is a ‘possibility’ this summerCredit: Getty However, joining the French club could be made very difficult if Lionel Messi arrives in Paris, as he is expected to in the coming days.
Asked about potentially signing for PSG, Messi said: “It is a possibility, but as of today there is nothing agreed with anyone.
“When the statement came out, I had many calls, various clubs were interested. But I have nothing closed yet. But we are talking.”
If a PSG-Messi agreement can be reached, Mauricio Pochettino is expected to have to ship up to TEN players out in order to make ends meet.
As a result, bringing in even more new faces is not likely to be on the Parisian club’s agenda.
This is bad news for Camavinga but could be a major coup for Man Utd as they chase the precocious playmaker.
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Man Utd’s biggest transfers ever, both in and out, including Ronaldo Arsenal, Chelsea and Real Madrid have also been linked with the three-cap France starlet, who has just a year left on his contract.
Camavinga came through the Rennes youth set-up and has played 82 times for the senior team, scoring two goals.
He could be set to replace fellow countryman Paul Pogba should the World Cup winner decide to leave this summer.
Pogba, 28, has frequently been linked with a move away from Old Trafford as the likes of PSG and Madrid ponder a potential bid.
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