Written by Matabo Manala
Barcelona Football Club have agreed on a deal to sign 22 year-old midfielder Andre Gomes on a five-year contract deal from Valencia Football Club.
The talented Portuguese player impressed the 2015/16 La Liga champions with his impressive display at the 2016 UEFA European Championships in France. He not only impressed during the tournament but was also able to win the prestigious trophy with his fellow Portuguese teammates against the Hosts, France.
The Catalan Giants have concluded to say on their twitter account that the player will be presented by the Barcelona faithful and will sign his contract deal next week. According to Spanish publication Marca, they stated that the two Spanish clubs agreed on a fee of €50 million even though Barcelona did not reveal how much they have spent on the player.
Andre Gomes will become Barcelona’s 4th signing of the 2016/17 campaign as they have signed Samuel Umtiti from Olympique Lyonnais, Denis Suarez from Villarreal (On a buy-out clause) and Lucas Digne from Paris Saint-Germain (PSG