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Manchester United target Andre Gomes tells Barcelona he wants to leave

Midfielder has struggled to impress at Nou Camp following big-money move from Valencia and isn't enjoying time at club

Manchester United target Andre Gomes has reportedly asked to leave Barcelona.

Spanish newspaper AS claims the Portugal international will leave the Nou Camp this summer after failing to impress in midfield.

Gomes joined from Valencia in the summer of 2016 in a deal that could reach £48million, and was widely heralded as the successor to Andre Iniesta.

Andre Gomes has reportedly told Barcelona he wants to leave this summer

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Andre Gomes has reportedly told Barcelona he wants to leave this summer

But the 24-year-old’s performances have left a lot to be desired, and he has been booed by fans for a number of months.


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That hasn’t stopped United and Italian champions Juventus from reportedly expressing an interest in Gomes’ services.

And the player now looks like he will be available after telling Barca chiefs he wants to leave the club at the end of the season.

The midfielder has been linked with Manchester United and Juventus

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The midfielder has been linked with Manchester United and Juventus

Gomes recently revealed he was even scared to leave his house after being made a pariah by Barcelona fans.

He said: “Maybe it’s not the best word but life has become a bit of a hell, because I started to feel the pressure.


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Things have not gone well for Gomes since his big-money move from Valencia in 2016

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Things have not gone well for Gomes since his big-money move from Valencia in 2016

“The feeling that I have during games is bad. Thinking too much hurts me, because I think about the bad things.

“On more than one occasion I have not wanted to leave the house. People look at you and I’m afraid to walk in the street out of shame.”

The Portuguese recently revealed he wasnt enjoying life in the city

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The Portuguese recently revealed he wasn’t enjoying life in the city
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