Manchester United youngster Angel Gomes' father has revealed several clubs are interested in securing the talented midfielder's services, but admitted his heart is set at continuing with the Red Devils.

The 16-year-old is one of the brightest prospects rising through the Red Devils' youth system. His impressive form has United Under18s has seen him receive a call from Young Lions squad and he was a part of the side that thrashed Germany 8-1 in October.

Gomes has been impressive for both at club and international level. He became the youngest player in 15 years to score a hat-trick for United's academy. His rise in form has seen him attract interest from several clubs across Europe.

According to ESPN, Barcelona have been tracking the midfielder's progress for a while as they look to bring him to Cam Nou. Gomes is on a scholarship deal at United, which is until 2018. His father, Gil Gomes acknowledged the reports, but ruled out a move as the teenage star is keen on making it to the Red Devils' first team.

The important thing is that Angel continues to have all this pleasure in playing football," Gil told A Bola, as quoted by the Manchester Evening News.

"I don't deny that many clubs ask me about him, but that's what he always says...the next dream is to play for Manchester United's first team, a club where he has been growing."

Meanwhile, United's academy head Nicky Butt has high hopes for Gomes and has backed him to come good in the future.

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Luis Enrique's Barcelona are looking at Manchester United teenager Angel Gomes Getty

"It's ridiculous. I look at the kids and they're miles better than I was at their age - technically. We've got some unbelievable players. Angel Gomes is a young talented player we've massive hopes for," the Mirror reported Butt as saying.