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Report: Manchester United Will Sign Highly Rated Valencia Midfielder This Summer

Manchester United VALENCIA, SPAIN - JANUARY 04: Andre Gomes (R) of Valencia competes for the ball with Isco of Real Madrid during the La Liga match between Valencia CF and Real Madrid CF at Estadi de Mestalla on January 4, 2015 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images)

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There are reports coming out of Spain today suggesting that Manchester United will sign highly rated Valencia midfielder André Gomes this summer. The 22 year-old midfielder is represented by Jorge Mendes, the agent of José Mourinho.

Mendes is reportedly convinced that the Red Devils will sign Gomes this summer.

Gomes is a Portugal international, and has also played for Benfica.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 18:  ?ngel Di Maria of Argentina and Andre Gomes of Portugal fight for the ball during the International Friendly between Argentina and Portugal at Old Trafford on November 18, 2014 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

According to SuperDeporte in Spain, Gomes was quoted last week as saying that he will wait until after Euro 2016 to discuss his future.

“We are focused on Portugal and that is what we are interested in speaking about. It does not matter much at this point, it’s all a mystery.

“Leaving Valencia? Talk to the president of the club.”

The midfielder is able to pull the strings from the centre of the park, and he would be an attractive option for José Mourinho as he looks to build a new-look Manchester United team.

TURIN, ITALY - MAY 14:  Andre Gomes of Benfica evades the challenge from Daniel Carrico of Sevilla during the UEFA Europa League Final match between Sevilla FC and SL Benfica at Juventus Stadium on May 14, 2014 in Turin, Italy.  (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

With the Portugal connection as well as the influence of Jorge Mendes, it is certainly not impossible that Mourinho will make a move for Mendes this summer, and if the reports are to believed, this may only be a matter of time.

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Hat-tip to the Mirror.

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