Manchester United edge closer to signing Andre Gomes for 36 million euros

Manchester United are showing strong interest in Andre Gomes.

The reports in England suggested that Manchester United are edge closer to signing Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes.

The Portugal international joined Barcelona from Valencia for a fee in the region of 35 million euros in July 2016. His contract expires in the summer of 2021.

Gomes has played 62 times for Barcelona since signing from Valencia, scoring three goals and creating three assists in that time.

The 24-year-old is considered to be one of the best midfielders in Portugal.

 

Andre Gomes
Andre Gomes

 

Andre Gomes has represented Portugal at Under-17, Under-18, Under-19, Under-20 and Under-21 level, winning 37 caps and scoring seven goals, before making his senior international debut in September 2014. As a member of Portugal national football team, Gomes won 27 caps.

The Barcelona manager does not see him in his plans and would be open to letting him leave.

Jose Mourinho is looking to shore up his midfield options and Gomes happens to be a target. Mourinho is a long term admirer of the 24-year-old and believes he can get the most out of the Portugal international.

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According to the report, the Premier League giants are close to agreeing 36 million euros deal to bring Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes to Old Trafford. Superagent Jorge Mendes is supposedly influencing a deal that would see Gomes become Mourinho’s first winter signing.

A move to Manchester United is exactly what Andre Gomes needs to reignite his career, and we hope he is able to do just that.

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