Real Madrid eye new Camavinga deal
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Real Madrid eye new Camavinga deal

The January transfer window may be closed around Europe, but teams are looking ahead to the summer and there's plenty of gossip swirling around. Transfer Talk brings you all the latest buzz on rumours, comings, goings and, of course, done deals!

TOP STORY: Madrid's Camavinga on Man Utd's radar

Real Madrid have opened talks with midfielder Eduardo Camavinga over a new deal in an effort to fend off interest from Manchester United, reports the Athletic.

Camavinga has impressed at the Bernabeu following his move from Stade Rennes in 2021, but he has only started just over half of the club's LaLiga matches this season.

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has instead often preferred experienced duo Luka Modric and Toni Kroos in the midfield, which has left the 20-year-old Frenchman frustrated at times.

Camavinga is just two seasons into a six-year deal with Los Blancos and so a move to United wouldn't be easy, but his head could be turned if he's promised more game time. United were interested in signing him 18 months ago when he made the decision to join Madrid, but the right offer, plus the prospect of partnering former teammate Casemiro, could seal the deal for Reds' boss Erik Ten Hag.

Real Madrid are seemingly reluctant to let the star leave and as such, they are talking to him about an improved deal that would see him significantly improve his salary.

Moreover, the club would look to protect their player further by adding a whopping £1 billion release clause to his new contract in an effort to scare off potential suitors.

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