Man City watching Benfica midfielder Andre Gomes

Manchester City are scouting Benfica and Juventus players.

Manchester City are scouting Benfica and Juventus players.

The Manchester Evening News says City scouts were in Lisbon on Thursday night checking on the progress of Andre Gomes, Oscar Cardozo and Stephan Lichtsteiner.

Gomes and Cardozo’s Benfica side beat Lichtsteiner’s Juventus 2-1 with the Blues’ scouting team checking out their potential summer recruits from the stands

Gomes, the 6ft 2 defensive midfielder who has been watched by City throughout this season, did well to help stop Juventus’ strong midfield, including Andrea Pirlo and Paul Pogba, from taking over the Europa League semi-final first leg.

 
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