Standout performer Andre Gomes could be an Everton player come summer with the club preparing a £25 million bid to sign him on a permanent basis.
According to Spanish outlet Sport, Barcelona are ready to cash in on their former Valencia flop at the end of the season, with both Everton and Inter Milan both interested in securing his services.
The Portuguese midfielder has been one of the few standout talents this season and will be a welcome return this summer, especially with Idrissa Gueye’s future at the club looking increasingly unattainable – following firm interest from French giants Paris Saint Germain in January (Sky Sports).
The Barcelona man is not short of suitors, however. Inter Milan are also said to be in the market for a midfielder, following a disappointing season from Roma recruit Radja Nainggolan, and could be in pole position to secure his signature thanks to their European status.
If Gomes is feeling sentimental, though, there is surely every chance that he will opt to extend his stay at Goodison Park and a £25 million bid for his services should suffice.
Sport have even gone as far to suggest that a deal has been agreed in principle between the Silva and the player’s representatives and is just waiting on the go-ahead from his current full-time employers Barcelona.
Signing Gomes would be huge for Everton’s future plans. Indeed, as far as we concerned, he is good enough for the club to build a team around, and if they head into the next transfer window with the same sort of free-spending mentality as the last one, they will surely recruit enough quality to build on their current disastrous season.
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