£50 million Chelsea target will be the best signing, Tuchel has been told
According to his agent Jonathan Barnett, Chelsea target Eduardo Camavinga will be “the best midfielder in the world”.
Camavinga is a player that has been linked with all the biggest clubs over the past few seasons after developing very nicely at Rennes, where he has enjoyed another superb season with Julien Stephan’s side but is widely expected to be the subject of a move this summer.
We have been named as clubs that could swoop in and try to get a transfer deal done, although he would cost close to £50 million to acquire.
But amid all the speculation, his agent Jonathan Barnett has opened up and claimed that Camavinga has the potential to go on and become the best midfielder in world football: “At the moment, he’s a Rennes player,” Barnett exclusively told Goal. “He likes Rennes and, at the moment, we haven´t really taken to other clubs. It isn’t our position.
“Let’s see what happens later on, but he’s doing well in Rennes and that’s fine. Being the best midfielder in the world, that’s how I see his future, [with] a lot of medals and a lot of trophies.”
“Eduardo will have a choice of a lot of clubs if Rennes decides to release him. They will be one of the four of five clubs in the world he might go to.
“Eduardo would love to play for a top club. Madrid are one of those top clubs in the world, so are Barcelona.”
Asked if Camavinga would cost more than €50m, he added: “I would think so.”
Do we really need to spend money on this lad?