Carlo Ancelotti Declares Real Madrid Star As Untouchable Amid Interest From Arsenal and Chelsea
- Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has named Eduardo Camavinga as one of the untouchables in the current La Liga champions squad
- English Premier League clubs Arsenal and Chelsea have indicated an interest in signing the Real Madrid midfielder on loan in January
- Camavinga played the full 90 minutes in Real Madrid's memorable comeback win against Villarreal in the Copa del Rey on Thursday
Real Madrid midfielder Eduardo Camavinga has come under heavy criticisms from fans this season but Carlo Ancelotti still regards the youngster has an important player for his team.
The France midfielder had been linked with a move away from the club with Arsenal and Chelsea revealing their interest in taking the 20-year-old on loan this January.
According to Sportskeeda, Ancelotti has now stated firmly that Camavinga is untouchable and that the midfielder is not up for a deal in the transfer market.
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Camavinga arrived at Santiago Bernabeu from Stade Rennais in Ligue 1 last season and has since made 66 appearances for the La Liga champions.
The French midfielder, however, has often been substituted in the games he has started and has amassed a total game time of 1,041 minutes this campaign under Ancelotti.
Camavinga’s agent speaks on Arsenal links
Meanwhile, Eduardo Camavinga’s agent has shot down links with a loan move to Arsenal, amid reports of interest from the Gunners this month, Daily Cannon reports.
The Real Madrid midfielder’s agent revealed there is no truth in the reported transfer rumour as he claims his client is happy currently at Real Madrid.
Arsenal are in the market for a midfielder and had intended to sign Camavinga on loan this January as any plans to sign Declan Rice from West Ham United are on hold until the summer.
Ancelotti set to banish Camavinga
Earlier, Sports Brief reported Real Madrid manager, Carlo Ancelotti is reportedly fed up with Eduardo Camavinga and is prepared to exile the French midfielder from his first team.
Camavinga had a game to forget in the Spanish Super Cup final, as the Spanish champions were defeated 3-1 by arch-rivals Barcelona, with Ancelotti forced to substitute the Frenchman at half-time for his poor performance.
The 20-year-old midfielder completed only 68 percent of his passes and lost possession 11 times against the Catalan giants, frustrating Ancelotti and his Real Madrid teammates.