Amid £20m Tottenham move reports, Andre Gomes' latest Barcelona performance stuns fans

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.

Tottenham have been linked to 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.

Few players in Europe are disliked by their own fans as much as Andre Gomes is at Barcelona.

The Portugal international flopped in his first season at the Nou Camps and supporters have since been desperate for him to leave.

Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with helping in that regard, with The Mail reporting they plan to renew interest in the £20 million rated midfielder.

Andre Gomes (L) of FC Barcelona competes for the ball with Filipe Luis (R) of Atletico de Madrid during the La Liga match between Club Atletico Madrid and FC Barcelona at Estadio Wanda...

Gomes was selected as a surprise starter for Barcelona against Atletico Madrid at the weekend, and actually managed to win over a few fans in the process.

The midfielder's performances usually garner a response like this...

 

After the 1-1 draw away to Atletico, Andre Gomes managed to actually earn some praise from supporters.

One even labelled his performance as 'exceptional', with others hoping it can provide a spark for him to kick on at the club.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gomes playing well gives him a new lease of life, although it could actually speed up his exit.

If Tottenham are to commit £20 million to sign him, considering they already have an array of talented midfielders, they will need to see a few positive signs.

There was reason to be encouraged with his display against Atletico.

He completed 88 per cent of his passes, creating one goalscoring chance, while making five tackles - more than any other Barcelona player.

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