Rennes manager Christian Gourcuff is hopeful that his club can complete the loan signing of Real Madrid's Martin Odegaard for the upcoming Ligue 1 season.
Odegaard, 17, is being allowed to leave the European champions this month in order to help aid the attacking midfielder's development.
"Considering his [career] path, he can have an immediate technical input," Gourcuff told L'Equipe.
"Circumstances are allowing us to reach a player of this level who would normally be inaccessible.
"The three parties...