The Manchester City could lose in the coming weeks one of the favorite players of Joseph Guardiola. He is one of the best footballers in the world in his position and in recent years he has been key to achieving important titles at the local level. However, in search of a change of scenery, he would leave everything in England. It is nothing more and nothing less than the Portuguese Bernard Silva, which according to the English and Catalan press, is of interest to FC Barcelona with a view to the European summer transfer market. The Portuguese has referred to these rumours, leaving an illusion in the Barça fans.
After Portugal’s victory over the Czech Republic in the Nations League, the talented footballer did not close the doors on the possibility of signing for Barça. However, the Portuguese explained that, above all else, he prefers to finish international matches with his national team.
“If he seduces me Barcelona? Unfortunately, I can’t say anything right now. I’m with the national team and very focused. When the season is over, we’ll see what happens.” commented the former Benfica and AS Monaco player in the mixed zone.
According to the portal specialized in player appraisals, ‘Transfermarkt’, Bernardo Silva has a value of 70 million euros, an approximate figure to what Manchester City would ask to let him out. The Portuguese’s contract at Etihad is until June 30, 2025.
It should be remembered that this is not the first time that Silva’s name has been linked to FC Barcelona. A couple of seasons ago, the media pointed to an interest from the Catalans for the Portuguese. However, the footballer ruled out his departure because he had just renewed his contract.
“I don’t think about Barça. I just renewed my contract with Manchester City and, after this season, I have three more years left. I am very happy in Manchester.” Silva said in 2019. From that date to today, things seem to have changed.
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