Luis Gomes: Things to Know About the Portuguese Midfielder
Manchester United reportedly have an agreement in place to sign Luis Gomes from Sporting CP | Alex Pantling/Getty Images

Manchester United have agreed a deal to sign Sporting CP wonderkid Luis Gomes, according to reports, and he’d follow Bruno Fernandes in making a recent move to the Red Devils from the Portuguese club.

The 16-year-old could also follow in the footsteps of Portuguese legend Cristiano Ronaldo, who joined United from Sporting at a young age. Nani also made the switch to Old Trafford from the Portuguese capital.

According to the Mirror, Manchester United have agreed a £14m first-refusal option for the midfielder should he leave Sporting.

Here’s what you should know about Gomes.

#mufc are targeting a move for 16 year old, Luis Gomes from Sporting Lisbon, dubbed the ‘new Luis Figo’. [Mirror]

— The United Stand (@UnitedStandMUFC) October 18, 2020

2. Recently Signed His First Professional Deal

#MUFC have Sporting wonderkid on their radar – Luis Gomes (next luis Figo).

He signed his first professional(5yr with sporting) deal last week.

United have agreed a first-refusal option should sporting decide to sell – complete with a £14million transfer fee.


— Vishy (@vishy_united) October 18, 2020

Sporting drew 2-2 with FC Porto in their most recent fixture | Carlos Rodrigues/Getty Images

4. He’s Also a Target for Atletico Madrid

Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid are also reportedly interested in the youngster | Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

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