transfers | 2016-07-22
FC Barcelona sign André Gomes from Valencia
The agreement between the Portuguese footballer and the club will be made official next week
FC Barcelona and Valencia CF have agreed on the transfer of the Portuguese midfielder André Gomes to the Catalan club. The deal with Gomes will be formalised next week and he will be officially presented as a new Barcelona player by then.
Journalists report that the agreetment will be for the next five seasons and it has cost Barcelona 35 million euros plus another 20 million euros depending on his performance and the team results. The operation could even include the right-back Martín Montoya in order to lower the transfer fee, whether with a complete sell or with a loan.
Gomes was formed in Benfica's youth academy and made his debut for The Eagles first team in 2012. He was loaned to Valencia in the 2014/15 season and had played 75 games with Los Che since then, scoring eight goals in total.
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WRITTEN BY: Jaime Ibarra
Jaime is a chemical engineer from Venezuela who is passionate about football and Barça. He loves the club’s history and he has been an unconditional fan since Ronaldo “The Phenomenon” amazed the world with the Blaugrana colors.