Liverpool and Manchester United are each monitoring Brazilian midfielder Joao Gomes.
Nevertheless, this isn’t the primary time the Crimson Devils have been thinking about signing him, talkSPORT understands.
The all-action central midfielder has been taking part in in Brazilian membership Flamengo’s first workforce since 2020, and studies counsel each Premier League golf equipment are thinking about signing him this January.
However Man United have already considered making a transfer for the 21-year-old, in response to talkSPORT’s South American soccer skilled Tim Vickery.
“It seemed like they [United] might need been thinking about him when Andreas Pereira was on mortgage from United at Flamengo,” he defined.
“In the long run [Pereira] ended up going to Fulham. There was hypothesis that in alternate for that deal they may take Joao Gomes, however they didn’t.”
Pereira had spend final season out in Brazil on a year-long mortgage, with Flamengo paying £867,000 for the deal.
Nevertheless, upon his return to England he was bought to newly-promoted Fulham for an undisclosed charge understood to be £10million plus add-ons, regardless of impressing United while out in Brazil.
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In the meantime, Gomes stayed in Brazil after making 52 appearances final time period.
Only one participant has made extra tackles per 90 minutes than Gomes this season (4.5), in response to WhoScored – attracting loads of consideration from different golf equipment.
Nevertheless, though Manchester United had been earlier than them, rivals Liverpool look to be the workforce most definitely to safe his companies given the star’s most up-to-date Instagram publish.
“Liverpool are a workforce I’d play for. I’ve the best want to play,” he stated, responding to the hyperlinks to the Reds.
“Taking part in within the Champions League is my largest dream and that of my household, my largest dream in soccer.”
Jurgen Klopp’s facet are prone to be focusing on Borussia Dortmund’s Jude Bellingham within the long-term however recruiting Gomes could be one other step the Reds must take to rebuild their injury-prone midfield.
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