Report: West Ham arrange talks for Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes

Andre Gomes of FC Barcelona conducts the ball during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad de Futbol at Camp Nou stadium on April 15, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain.

West Ham are looking to add another midfielder.

West Ham have arranged to open talks with Barcelona to try and sign Andre Gomes, The Mirror report.

Gomes is a central midfielder who signed from Valencia a year ago, who he previously joined from Benfica.

The 24-year-old would be an alternative to his Portugal international colleague William Carvalho.

Andre Gomes of FC Barcelona conducts the ball during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad de Futbol at Camp Nou stadium on April 15, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain.

Gomes failed to win over Barcelona fans last season and finds his place at the Nou Camp under threat from new signing Paulinho.

The defensive midfielder is potentially a long term replacement for Mark Noble at West Ham.

The Mirror claim West Ham will hold talks with Gomes' agent this week to discuss a potential move.

Slaven Bilic's side have bought well this summer but have lost their first two Premier League games, and are still looking for fresh faces to give the squad a boost.

Andre Gomes of Portugal shoots as Gonzalo Jara of Chile attempts to block during the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 Semi-Final between Portugal and Chile at Kazan Arena on June 28,...

The Mail reported last summer that Barcelona paid £42 million to sign Gomes.

He only managed to make 17 La Liga starts, with a further 13 appearances from the bench, scoring three times and providing one assist.

Gomes started the first leg of Barcelona's Spanish Super Cup loss to Real Madrid and was not picked for the second.

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