Though it may not be quite Zlatan Ibrahimovic level of excitement, the Manchester United supporters in the Transfer Tavern have reacted to reports emanating out of Italy with delight.
With Jose Mourinho now firmly installed at the Theatre of Dreams, the Red Devils are widely tipped to undertake a major overhaul of a squad that has served them so poorly since the retirement of the iconic Sir Alex Ferguson.
Now, according to Italian journalist Alfredo Pedulla, the Portuguese has approved a stunning £35.2m bid to land countryman Andre Gomes from Valencia.
The dynamic midfielder has been linked with a move to Old Trafford for a number of months now, with Juventus also believed to be interested in the 22-year old.
However, in stark contrast to the Louis van Gaal era, the club look to be pressing ahead in trying to land top targets before European giants scupper a deal.
The deal is reported to include a further £11.7m in incentive based add-ons, making the former Benfica man potentially one of the most expensive signings in the club’s illustrious history.
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