Barcelona is keeping a sharp eye on the promising Manchester City youngster, Savinho, who is currently shining in his loan spell at Girona. The club’s sporting director, Deco, holds the young talent in high esteem and has included him in a list of likely targets for the future.
Moreover, Barcelona’s goal is to improve their left-wing in the next summer transfer window. Barcelona’s manager Xavi and the sports management team have clearly indicated this. They see Savinho as a candidate who could boost their squad immensely.
Currently on loan at Girona from Troyes, a club affiliated with the City Football Group under Manchester City’s leadership, Savinho has delivered a fantastic performance. The Brazillian star has smoothly adapted to the style of manager Michel, coming as a notable sensation in Spanish football.
Also, with three goals and four assists in just 11 games, his performance has been nothing short of amazing. His impact shows his importance to the Girona team. The ability to shine on the field has contributed greatly to his side’s success. His current market value stands at €20 million. If he maintains his current performance level, we expect this amount to increase.
Savinho aspires to join Man City
In common with others affiliated with City Football Group, Savinho has a strong desire to play in the Premier League. He recently confirmed this aspiration, emphasizing that his decision to sign with Troyes last year. He said it was primarily driven by the opportunity it could provide as a stepping stone towards Manchester City.
Also, in an interview with Sport, Savinho said,
“I knew that Troyes was in the City Group and I thought that by working I could one day reach Manchester City. Of course, I will have to do very well here in Girona.”
Whether this implies Manchester City will impede any Barcelona efforts is uncertain, but their interest is now on the radar.
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