The Spanish giants Barcelona are clear to bring Portuguese Majestic Midfielder Bernardo Silva from Manchester City. The Catalonia Giants strongly want to see the Portuguese Footballer Bernardo Silva in the famous red and blue stripes. Moreover, Bernando Silva is also eager to leave the club. And furthermore, he wants to play in Spain. Barcelona will reportedly meet Manchester City to bring freshly turned 28-year-old City’s Attacking Midfielder to Camp Nou. However, the Portuguese still have three years left to run on his contract in the City.
Negotiation between Barcelona and Manchester City for Bernardo Silva
The City has reached an agreement to sell Bernardo Silva to Barcelona. According to Spanish journalist Gerard Moreno, there will be a meeting between the two clubs this week. Presently, Barcelona is agreeing on a fee between €50m and €60m, i.e. (£42.2m to £50.7m) with Man City. When Pep Guardiola arrived at City in 2016, he bought Bernardo Silva for £43.5 million.
Meanwhile, Pep Guardiola doesn’t know whether Bernardo Silva will stay at City or not. Citizens boss did mention that last summer 28-year-old wanted to leave the club for personal reasons. The Portuguese Star still has three years left in his contract at Etihad, despite that, he recently admitted that he does not see his long-term future in the English club. Citizens boss Pep Guardiola said,
“I would love for Bernardo to continue here, a very special player in the locker room. But I don’t know what will happen. What happens will happen, if he stays is perfect, if he has to leave it’s because football is like this,”
On Sunday afternoon, City faced West Ham United. Bernardo wasn’t named in the starting XI for Man City’s Premier League opener. Subsequently, the Portuguese began his City’s opening league game of the season on the bench. Though appeared as a late substitute in his victory side 2-0 at London Stadium.
The 28-year-old was one of City’s top players last season. Winning four Premier League titles, one FA Cup, and four League Cup crowns. During his highly-successful period at City.
City’s boss Pep Guardiola said,
“Players have desire and I’m not a person to stop a person’s desire in life. Football career is so short. I’m a small part of the club, I have to speak to the club, they decide and I say okay.”
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