The decision was made weeks ago: Andre Gomes will leave FC Barcelona at the end of this season. The player and the club have come to an agreement and all that is left is to wait until after the Copa del Rey final and the end of the league campaign to make the announcement.
Gomes understands that he has no future place in the current Barca squad. He has not developed as a player as he was expected to, both from a personal point of view or from the point of view of Barcelona's sporting directorsand the player recognises that it is the right time for a change of scenery and to look for new challenges that will allow him to recover the level he showed when he was at Valencia and which compelled Barca to sign him for 35 million euros plus 20 million in bonuses.
The Portugal international and Barca are convinced that once the season has finished an offer will arrive which will satisfy Gomes's appetite on a sporting level and will allow the club to receive a reasonable transfer fee to avoid having to balance the books.