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Angel Gomes: Why I had to leave Man Utd

Angel Gomes has explained leaving Manchester United this year for Lille.

The midfielder is on-loan with Boavista this season.

He told the Independent: "It's such a special club but I just wanted to be able to play and express myself.

"I was offered a great contract, I had all my family and friends around me, but I decided that I was willing to sacrifice that to pursue a different path. It's hard to understand how difficult a decision that was. I'm still a United fan.

"I still watch every game now, whether it's the first team or the U18s. I could have stayed and gone out on loan but it just felt like I needed a fresh start."

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