Gomes delighted with permanent Valencia switch

Valencia have agreed a permanent deal for Benfica midfielder Andre Gomes, after his successful loan spell at Mestalla.

Andre Gomes has set his sights on success on success at Valencia after making a permanent switch from Portuguese champions Benfica.

The 21-year-old midfielder enjoyed a productive loan spell at Mestalla last season, making 33 La Liga appearances as Valencia claimed fourth place and a UEFA Champions League spot.

Gomes' impressive performances during the campaign convinced Nuno Espirito Santo to acquire him on a permanent basis, the youngster signing a five-year deal.

"I am very happy to belong completely to the Valencia family," Gomes told the club's official website.

"I have always been calm about things, because what I wanted was to continue here and it is what the club wanted as well.

"I can only thank the fans and my teammates for making me so happy. Now I hope to repay the confidence placed in me by playing good football and achieving good results."