Chelsea ‘ready to snap up’ Manchester United youngster Angel Gomes’ who will leave the club on TUESDAY as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits defeat on convincing Golden Boy nominee to sign a new deal
- Angel Gomes will leave Manchester United upon his contract expiring tomorrow
- United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said there is no sign a new deal will be agreed
- The 19-year-old midfielder was the club’s young player of the year in 2017
- Chelsea are reportedly ready to make a move for Manchester United’s Gomes
The 19-year-old midfielder will leave Old Trafford upon his contract at the club expiring on Tuesday.
Chelsea are reportedly ready to make a move for Manchester United starlet Angel Gomes
Gomes looks set to leave Manchester United with his contract expiring tomorrow
United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted he believes a new deal has not been agreed
Gomes reportedly rejected United’s offer of around £25,000 a week while the Blues are not the only club looking to acquire his signature with Valencia, Hamburg and Benfica also expressing an interest.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted on Monday morning that Gomes was likely to leave United after failing to agree terms over a new contract.
The teenager, who has been linked with Juventus and Chelsea, will be a free agent tomorrow and Solskjaer confirmed that there is no sign of him penning a new deal.
ANGEL GOMES’ NEXT CLUB ODDS
- Juventus – 3/1
- Chelsea – 4/1
- PSG – 6/1
- Barcelona – 8/1
- Real Madrid – 10/1
- Man City – 14/1
- Liverpool – 20/1
Odds from Paddy Power
The United manager said last week that he was hopeful of Gomes – United’s young player of the year in 2017 who has been training at the club since the age of six – would agree to stay.
But asked on Monday morning if Gomes, a Golden Boy nominee, will leave, Solskjaer said: ‘To be honest, I’ve not heard from them last night or this morning so it seems like they haven’t managed to agree.
‘The answer is probably short and yes. I’ve got no news. Nothing. It doesn’t look like it.’
It represents a reversal from the situation 11 days ago, when Solskjaer said a new deal between the club and Gomes was ‘not too far away.’
Solskjaer said then: ‘Angel is a top kid we’ve had at the club for so many years.
‘We’ve offered him a deal and hopefully he’ll take that and if not I wish him all the best. From what I understand it’s not too far away – if not we’ll wish him all the best.’
Gomes made his first-team debut in 2017 at 16 years of age, coming on as a substitute for Wayne Rooney against Crystal Palace…