André Gomes Completes Barcelona Switch From Valencia

Portuguese international André Gomes has finalised his move to FC Barcelona from Valencia CF.

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André Gomes displays his new colours in the Barcelona kit.

The 23 year old arrived in Catalonia last night for his medical and today signed a five-year contract with the Catalan side after an initial €35m fee was agreed with Los Che. The move is expected to rise to an additional €20m in performance bonuses.

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Barcelona confirm the signing of André Gomes on Twitter.

The former Benfica youth product played 41 times for Benfica’s senior side; scoring four times before joining Valencia on-loan in July 2014. In his loan-spell he netted four times in 37 appearances and Valencia opted to make the loan-spell permanent in June 2015, with Gomes signing a five-year contract. He scored five goals in 41 appearances for Los Che last season and helped Portugal win the European Championships.

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André Gomes holds up his Barcelona shirt. Image from: FC Barcelona on Twitter

“I hope to enjoy and win many titles,” Gomes said.

“I have chosen the best club for me. It is an honour and a privilege to wear this shirt.”


Will the move be a success? Let me know in the comments.


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