Manchester United have renewed contract talks with Angel Gomes within the final fortnight and have supplied the midfielder an elevated offer of £30,000-a-week to keep at Old Trafford, sources have informed Metro.co.uk.
The 19-year-old is out of contract on the finish of the season and Academy chief Nicky Butt confirmed final month that the membership had been having a ‘dispute’ with Gomes over his future.
The playmaker has been on the membership for over a decade however he’s been annoyed by an absence of first-team alternatives, making simply six appearances in all competitions this season.
United consider Gomes goes to attain the very high however he doesn’t possess the identical bodily options as Mason Greenwood or Tahith Chong that might allow him to make the step-up on the age of 19.
Gomes’ state of affairs has alerted Chelsea, with Metro.co.uk revealing earlier this month that the Blues had made clear to the midfielder’s representatives that they’re fascinated by his providers.
Frank Lampard has blooded the likes of Mason Mount and Billy Gilmour into his facet this season and Stamford Bridge is quick turning into a horny vacation spot for younger gamers.
United have already supplied Gomes a wage of round £25,000-a-week on a two-year deal however the midfielder needed larger safety.
Sources have informed Metro.co.uk that United have supplied the choice of a 3rd 12 months on high of their current offer with additional installments that might take him to round £30,000-a-week.
United consider Gomes’ choice is to stay on the membership and that his representatives are merely looking for a greater deal for his or her shopper.
But United have had their fingers burnt previously in adopting such a dangerous stance, most notably with Paul Pogba in 2012.
However, the membership are hoping to Chong’s current choice to lengthen his deal will persuade Gomes to do the identical.
‘With Tahith we’re very glad he sees his future right here, we will see an excellent participant there and we’ll give him time to develop,’ Solskjaer mentioned in February.
‘That is the same with Angel. We hope we can convince him in the near future and long term future that he’s a Manchester United participant.’