Barcelona to sell Andre Gomes for 50 million
Barcelona are looking to sell their midfielder, Andre Gomes for somewhere close to 50 million this summer.
The Portuguese international has had a tough time at the Nou Camp. His mega money move came after his sterling performances for Portugal in Euro 2016. While Luis Enrique was a big supporter of the midfielder, his successor Ernesto Valverde does not seem to share the same opinion.
For some reason, Gomes was never able to truly make a mark on the team. Although he got many opportunities, the lack of quality performances when it mattered the most really hurt Gomes’ reputation, especially among the fans.
According to several reports, Barcelona are ready to part ways with the Portuguese, as they have decided to put him, along with several others on the transfer market. Another high profile name that they have decided to part ways with is Arda Turan.
The Turkish international was a big name signing that has not gone according to plan. The fact that he could still attract a good fee is why Barcelona have decided to part ways with him.
Several Premier league clubs will be very interested in this news, especially Manchester United. Jose Mourinho is a keen admirer of Gomes, and it will be very interesting to see if he will pursue Gomes this summer.
The price tag may seem a little steep though. United have already spent a lot of money this summer, and they might feel it is unnecessary to spend another 50 million on someone who is not guaranteed a starting position.
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