Premier League giants Arsenal and Chelsea have made enquiries about the availability of Real Madrid’s French midfielder Eduardo Camavinga this month, according to a report in 90min.
Both Chelsea and Arsenal are reportedly looking to bolster their midfield department in the January transfer window. Chelsea, who have been active in the January transfer window, have already been linked with a number of midfielders this month.
90min report that Chelsea and Arsenal’s search for a midfielder have led them to Eduardo Camavinga, who has not managed to become a regular starter at Real Madrid.
The 20-year-old France international has appeared in 26 games for Real Madrid so far in the 22/23 season. However, Eduardo Camavinga made it to the starting XI in only 11 of those. The other 15 appearances were off the bench.
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Real Madrid want to keep Eduardo Camavinga at club despite interest from Chelsea & Arsenal
90min report that Real Madrid want to keep the highly-rated young midfielder at the club while Eduardo Camavinga is also happy at the Spanish outfit despite his limited game time for the defending La Liga champions.
Real Madrid signed Eduardo Camavinga from Ligue 1 side Rennes in the summer transfer window of 2021. The French midfielder has a contract that runs until 2027 with Real Madrid. That means he has more than four years left on his current deal with the Spanish behemoths.
Since signing for Real Madrid, Eduardo Camavinga has featured in 66 games for the club and has scored two goals. 40 of those appearances came in his first season with Real Madrid.
Eduardo Camavinga was part of the Real Madrid squad that defeated Villarreal 3-2 in their recent Copa del Rey fixture. The Frenchman started for Real Madrid against Villarreal and featured throughout as Carlo Ancelotti and co. came from behind to secure their passage to the next stage of the competition.
Real Madrid will take on Athletic Club in their next match, in the Spanish top-flight. The match between Real Madrid and Athletic Club kicks-off at 1:30am Indian Standard Time, on January 23.
Meanwhile, Real Madrid currently occupy the second place in the La Liga points table, behind arch-rivals FC Barcelona. Real Madrid have 38 points from 16 matches, while Barcelona have earned 41 points from 16 matches.