Real Madrid have concluded negotiations for the transfer of Eduardo Camavinga from Rennes. The young midfielder will join Los Blancos in the near future.
Camavinga has caught the attention of many of Europe’s top clubs. The player has become the main pillar of Rennes at a very young age.
Manchester United, Chelsea and several clubs have been linked with the 18-year-old. However, in the end he will belong to Real Madrid.
During this time Real Madrid very often use the services of players from France. If Camavinga joins, then he will add to the long list of midfielders from that country at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Which French midfielder played at Real Madrid before Camavinga? Did they fail or succeed? Listen below, Bolaneters.
Lassana Diarra joined Real Madrid in the middle of the 2008/09 season. He was bought for 20 million euros from Portsmouth.
Diarra has to compete with other midfielders in Real Madrid’s midfield. Even so, he managed to make more than 100 appearances for Los Blancos over four seasons.
The French player struggled to penetrate the Real Madrid main squad under the tutelage of Jose Mourinho. This saw him move to Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala in 2012.
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Real Madrid was very impressed with Zinedine Zidane’s appearance with Juventus. The French midfielder was then bought by Los Blancos in July 2001.
Real Madrid spent 77.5 million euros to bring Zidane to the Santiago Bernabeu. After being redeemed at a very expensive price, Zidane was able to show his quality at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Over five seasons, Zidane recorded 227 games with 49 goals and 68 assists in all competitions. In addition, he was also able to bring Los Blancos to one La Liga title and one Champions League title.
Claude Makelele is the best defensive midfielder of his era. Real Madrid signed the player in 2000 from Celta Vigo.
Makelele defended Real Madrid from 2000 to 2003. The French player managed to present two La Liga titles and one Champions League.
Even so, Madrid then sold Makelele to Chelsea in 2003 to Chelsea for 20 million euros. He left Madrid after making 145 appearances for the club.
After two seasons playing for Sampdoria, Christian Karembeu received an offer from Real Madrid. He moved to Madrid for a transfer fee of 12.5 million euros.
After coming to the Spanish club, Karembeu was not always the first choice. Even so, he managed to make 82 appearances and won two Champions League trophies.
Karembeu only lasted three seasons at the Santiago Bernabeu. The French midfielder played in Madrid until moving to Middlesbrough in July 2000.
Lucien Muller was one of the French players who defended Real Madrid in the 1960s. The midfielder joined Los Blancos from Reims in 1962.
Muller achieved success while wearing the Real Madrid shirt. The former Strasbourg player managed to win the Spanish League title three times in a row.
Muller spent three seasons at the Santiago Bernabeu and made 92 appearances for the club. Muller left Real Madrid in 1965 to join rival club Barcelona.
Jean Luciano came to Real Madrid in 1950. The French midfielder was brought in from Nice.
Jean Luciano only defended Los Blancos for one season. He made 17 appearances with one goal and two assists.
In the following season, Jean Luciano decided to leave for Spanish club Las Palmas. He lasted two seasons there before returning to France.
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Enzo Zidane is the son of Real Madrid legend Zinedine Zidane. Although his father was the coach of Los Merengues at the time, his career at the Santiago Bernabeu did not run smoothly.
After studying at Real Madrid’s academy, Enzo was given the chance to be promoted to the first team in 2016. However, he only made one appearance for Los Blancos.
Enzo is currently no longer playing for Real Madrid. Enzo was released by Los Merengues to Alaves in 2017.