Portuguese attacking midfielder was speculated at the Catalan club
With the imminent opening of the European football transfer window, speculations involving important names begin to appear. One of them is Bernardo Silvaone of Manchester City’s most important players.
The Portuguese is Pep Guardiola’s starter, but even so, he was speculated at Barcelona. The Catalan team is looking for signings to improve the squad of Xavi Hernández. The club’s objective is to compete for titles again, something that was distant last season.
However, according to journalist Fabrizio Romano, Barcelona don’t have the money to sign Bernardo Silva. Because it is a piece used a lot by Pep Guardiola, he is considered an expensive player.
According to Roman, for Barça to invest in Portuguese it will be necessary to sell Frenkie de Jong. The Dutch midfielder is of interest to Manchester United. And, according to the English press, the Red Devils can pay 90 million euros (R$472.8 million) for the player.
Bernardo Silva and Manchester City
Bernardo Silva, 27, arrived at Manchester City in 2017, after standing out with the Monaco shirt. In these seasons, he wore the shirt of the English team in 251 opportunities. He scored 48 goals and distributed 51 assists.