Manchester United Need Eduardo Camavinga More Than Jude Bellingham

Eduardo Camavinga

Manchester United have been chasing Birmingham City star Jude Bellingham for some time, however now it looks as if they may not sign him. While this will disappoint many, it allows for more necessary investment, and Manchester United need Eduardo Camavinga more than Bellingham.

Why Manchester United Need Eduardo Camavinga More Than Jude Bellingham

Who is Camavinga?

Like Jude Bellingham, Eduardo Camavinga is a teenager getting consistent game time in a top league. The Frenchman has been one of Rennes’ best players this season; Camavinga has been impressing with his vision and pinpoint passing, as well as great dribbling and tackling. The 17-year-old has attracted interest from many of Europe’s top clubs. United have made themselves known as one of the frontrunners for his signature, but why do they need him?

Why Manchester United Need Eduardo Camavinga

As United have maintained their interest despite Rennes having put a £51m price tag on Camavinga, it is clear that they are in this race for the long haul.

Long Term Paul Pogba Replacement

With Paul Pogba’s situation at Manchester United currently up in the air, the Red Devils need to look into a replacement.

Camavinga has shown that he is capable of playing in one of Europe’s top five leagues. With Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s willingness to allow young players a chance in the first team, he would likely get many opportunities to prove himself.

Furthermore, Camavinga may need time to settle. But, having demonstrated so much talent at such a young age, the Frenchman will surely develop into one of the world’s best midfielders. During this period, it is clear that United have managed without Pogba this season, with Fred, Scott McTominay and Nemanja Matic all displaying enough quality to be first choice for United allowing Camavinga time to adjust himself to his new surroundings.

Youth-Focussed Rebuild

Manchester United are currently undergoing a youth-centric rebuild. The acquisition of Daniel James and Aaron Wan-Bissaka, while also giving chances to the likes of Brandon Williams and Mason Greenwood prove this.

Camavinga would be another youthful addition to this team. While he could do the job straight away, the Rennes midfielder would also be a star of the future at Old Trafford.

Furthermore, with James Garner, who looks to have a very healthy future ahead of him, also capable of playing as a central midfielder, United have no defensive players for the middle of the park. Camavinga would be the perfect addition to an already talent-full, youthful Manchester United squad.

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