Angel Gomes pens emotional message to Man United fans after leaving club

Angel Gomes pens emotional message to Man United fans after leaving club

- Angel Gomes has ended his 14-year stay at Old Trafford for a move to Lille

- The youngster found it difficult to break into United's starting line up

- Having grown through the ranks at United, Gomes only made his senior debut in 2017

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Man United youngster Angel Gomes has confirmed his departure from the club in a heartfelt message to fans.

Gomes has found game time hard to come by at Old Trafford, leaving him with no choice but to leave in search of a new club.

The teenage star allowed his deal to run at out at United, rejecting a new offer from the Red Devils.

Chelsea were previously understood to be keen on a move and looked set to seal an agreement after advanced talks

However, little progress was made in regard with the transfer as he finally joins Ligue One side Lille on a five-year deal.

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Angel Gomes: Man United star confirms exit from club

Angel Gomes made his senior debut for Man United in 2017. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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Gomes has since broken his silence on his departure, sharing a lengthy Instagram post with a message of gratitude towards fans, players and the staff.

"It took me a while because it’s not been easy to put my emotions into words. Sadly the time has come to end of a beautiful chapter that has been my life for 14 years. Being from Salford, Manchester United is all I have ever known," he posted.

"I wish the club and everyone involved the best of luck, you will all be missed more than you can imagine. I also want to thank the fans, your support hasn’t gone unnoticed. Once a red always a red," he concluded.

Meanwhile, his exit came at a time it was believed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was keen to convince the youngster to extend his stay at Old Trafford. earlier reported that Victor Osimhen’s 18 goals for French Ligue 1 side Lille at the just concluded season have not gone unnoticed as the youngster has been named in Europe’s best U-21 team.

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Osimhen made 38 appearances for Lille at the recently ended season before he finally sealed a mouthwatering deal to join Italia Serie A outfit Napoli.

Napoli completed the transfer agreement for the Nigerian striker for fee plus an array of potential bonuses that takes the deal up to €50 million (about N23 billion).

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