Liverpool have been smart in the transfer market in recent years. Michael Edwards has become the envy of the world with his bargain bucket signings, Jürgen Klopp transforming them into world class talents. The Reds should move for another future world class talent next summer – Liverpool should be in the race for Eduardo Camavinga from Rennes.
Who is Camavinga?
Eduardo Camavinga made his debut for France aged just 17-years-old this month.
The wonderkid became the youngest player for his country in over century when he came on in the second half against Croatia.
Primarily a defensive midfielder, the youngster doesn’t turn 18 until April but has become a mainstay of the Rennes midfield in recent years.
Liverpool should challenge for Camavinga
Back in March, Sport linked Liverpool with a move for Camavinga, suggesting that the French side would want £46m for their starlet.
However, Real Madrid are thought to be the front runners for his signature. According to Marca, the Spanish side have made approaches for the wonderkid but the youngster is content to wait until 2021 to make the move.
Should the Frenchman be available next summer then Liverpool need to be in the Camavinga conversation.
Making his international debut at just 17-years-old is a clear indication of what a bright future the youngster has ahead of him.
He has already clocked 37 appearances in the French top flight, so he would be arriving with a decent amount of first team experience.
For a player his age and of his talent, £46m could be a bargain in the long term, you’ll get over a decade out of him and if he fulfils his potential then his resale value will be astronomical.
Camavinga is precisely the type of signing that fits the FSG mould, it would make a lot of sense if the Reds’ reported interest were to become concrete.