His contract expired at the end of June and Manchester United announced that the 19-year-old would be leaving them, after no deal could be found for a renewal.
Firstly, Gomes was linked with a move to Chelsea, in reports which grew very quickly. Frank Lampard was then asked about the player and appeared to take his club away from a move.
Then came claims of interest from Turkey, which were followed by a report that Gomes was about to join UD Almeria in Spain.
It was early July and it did not happen. Now there is a claim from France that Lille is enthusiastic.
RMC journalist Loic Tanzi reports that Lille “appreciates his profile” and could therefore settle for the free signature.
Lille seems to be a better option than the others.