Real Madrid president advises Mourinho to buy Barcelona flop


Real Madrid president advises Mourinho to buy Barcelona flop

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Man Utd manager Jose Mourinho has been advised to buy Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes by Real Madrid president Florentino Perez, The Express reports.

The 24-year-old Portugal international joined Barcelona for €35 million plus add-ons last season, but has so far failed to secure a spot in the first team because of competition from Andres Iniesta, Sergio Busquets and Ivan Rakitic.

Mourinho tried to bring Gomes to Old Trafford last summer but failed in his pursuit and has now been urged by Perez to rekindle his interest in bid to unleash and develop the player’s potential.

It remains unclear why the Real Madrid president would want to meddle with Barcelona's team structure, but it is believed that he knows Mourinho is the man who can help the player become world class.

The young midfielder was voted La Liga’s worst signing by Marca last season, but also starred in all four games for Portugal in the Confederations Cup, helping them finish third in the process.



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Premier League 2017/18

# Team P GD Pts
1 Manchester City FC 27 59 72
2 Liverpool FC 28 33 57
3 Manchester United FC 27 32 56
4 Chelsea FC 27 26 53
5 Tottenham Hotspur FC 27 28 52
6 Arsenal FC 27 15 45
7 Burnley FC 28 -3 37
8 Leicester City FC 28 -1 36
9 Everton FC 27 -14 34
10 AFC Bournemouth 28 -10 32
11 Brighton & Hove Albion 28 -11 31
12 Watford FC 27 -10 30
13 West Ham United FC 28 -15 30
14 Huddersfield Town 28 -23 30
15 Newcastle United FC 28 -11 29
16 Southampton FC 28 -12 27
17 Crystal Palace FC 27 -17 27
18 Swansea City FC 28 -20 27
19 Stoke City FC 28 -26 26
20 West Bromwich Albion FC 28 -20 20