Barcelona have managed to sign Portugal international Andre Gomes of Valencia, the club announced on Thursday.
The 22-year-old attacking midfielder had been linked with Real Madrid and Manchester United after impressing in his two seasons at Valencia having joined them from Benfica.
“Agreement with Valencia for Andre Gomes. The player will both sign and be presented as a new Barcelona player next week,” Barca tweeted.
Barcelona have not revealed any more details about the transfer but other reports indicate that Gomes will sign a five-year deal and join the Spanish champions for 50 million euros ($55.12 million).