Chelsea and Manchester United fans are looking tense in the Football Transfer Tavern as talkSPORT reveal that both clubs are hunting Benfica’s midfielder Andre Gomes who is currently on loan to Valencia.
The 21-year-old has been impressing in Spain this season after scoring two goals in his first eight games, sparking the attentions of both English heavyweights.
Jose Mourinho and Louis van Gaal are now stepping up their pursuit for the youngster as they have sent out scouts to take a closer a closer inspection before they begin plotting a January bid.
Although to add to the confusion, his parent club Benfica are keen to hold on to him as he has come through the club’s academy.
Whilst on the other hand, loan club Valencia are desperate to extend his stay and keep him on their books until at least the end of the season.
But Chelsea will hope their previous negotiations with Benfica will help their cause when approaching to sign him.
This is after the Blues recently bought Nemanja Matic from the Primeira Liga giants last January, not to mention David Luiz in the past.
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