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Man Utd Keen On Barca Star?

Manchester United Keen On FC Barcelona Star?

By David Kappel - Jun 22, 2017 01:47 PM @kappilinho

Jose Mourinho has reportedly identified an FC Barcelona star as his next target to strengthen his Manchester United squad.

Read: Reports: Real Accept R874m Offer For James

The Portuguese is apparently still looking for a central midfielder, a winger and a new forward, having already secured the services of centre back Victor Lindelof.

According to Mundo Deportivo, Mourinho has identified Barca's Andre Gomes as his next target, and has already sent his agent Jorge Mendes to Spain.

The report claimed that Mendes has enquired about Gomes' availability, but his approach was rejected by the Catalan giants' board and new coach Ernesto Valverde.

United are said to have tabled a €35 million (R508 million) offer for the midfielder, but the message they received was that the Portuguese is not for sale.

Valverde reportedly wants to keep Gomes, despite the player failing to live up to expectations in his first season at the Camp Nou.

Read: The 10 Most Expensive Signings In Man Utd's History

Barcelona want to strengthen their midfield and apparently have their sights on Marco Verratti, but the report suggested that even if the Paris Saint-Germain star signs for the Catalan club, Gomes' departure will still not be considered.

Which central midfielder do you think United should sign? Have your say in the comments section below. 


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Mluh101 Joined: 18 Sep 2015
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Mluh101 Jun 22, 2017 07:37 PM
Good... Youngsters United
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Phikza Jun 22, 2017 06:48 PM
Jose is building Man United...
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DUNCOLE Jun 22, 2017 06:21 PM
Mm so man untd is becoming portugal untd...#yellownation i stand
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Mina d dog Jun 22, 2017 06:10 PM
He is not going anywhere love boy its Iniesta replacement
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Tm.makame@gmail.com Jun 22, 2017 06:00 PM
Not a man u type of a player. Jose want man u to be portugal he must focus...jerr
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Tedd Jun 22, 2017 04:22 PM
Gomes might have had bad season last but he's a lot of potentials.
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thandoz Jun 22, 2017 03:28 PM
Editor plz
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Soni_JX Jun 22, 2017 03:07 PM
No......COWditor wants see to Jose signing every player.
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Myaka weliPhefeni Jun 22, 2017 02:23 PM
Cowditor a u scouting for man united or u jst guesing which players they want
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Nick#10 Jun 22, 2017 02:02 PM
Jose wants every player

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