Eduardo Camavinga admits it is only natural to ‘dream’ of moving to a great club amid reports linking him with Manchester United.
The 18-year-old central midfielder has established himself as of one of the most exciting young players in Europe after a sensational breakthrough with Rennes.
His excellent form has already seen him called up to the French national team where he is battling United star Paul Pogba for a starting spot.
Camavinga is well on course to represent his country at the European Championship next summer and could see his transfer value skyrocket if he enjoys a successful tournament.
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The teenager insists he is still very happy at Rennes but admits the prospect of moving to a bigger club is something which he’d like to explore at a later stage in his career.
“The great clubs make me dream, but I cannot name one in particular for my future,” Camavinga told reporters. “We’ll see [about a new deal at Rennes]. We haven’t set a date to discuss my future, I’m in no rush about it.
“There will be negotiations to keep me here. It would be a pleasure for me to continue at Rennes. I still have two years left on my contract and we have enough time to talk about it.”