Manchester City midfielder Bernard Silva is set to remain at the Etihad despite multiple speculations about his transfer. Pep Guardiola considers him an integral part of his squad. Moreover, according to him, Silva is “untouchable” in the transfer market this season. A transfer to Barcelona was very close to completion in the 2019 season. However, Pep Guardiola convinced the player to remain at the Etihad. There was no looking back after that for Bernardo Silva as he went to become an integral part of the squad and helped the club to the premier league title.
Barcelona have had a long-time interest in acquiring the player. Barcelona wants to find a suitable replacement for Frenkie De Jong who is entangled in a battle between Barcelona and Manchester United. Bernardo Silva is the player most similar to De Jong and Xavi has had his eyes set on the player for a long time. Jorge Mendes, Bernardo Silva’s agent has offered him to Barcelona this summer. However, Manchester City are not willing to let the player go unless an offer of €80 million comes through for the Portuguese.
Multiple European clubs interested in Silva
Jorge Mendes also offered the player to the Champions League winners Real Madrid. However, Real Madrid have changed their mind about the player as their midfield is already filled with young talent. Real Madrid signed Aurelien Tchouameni from AS Monaco this summer. They already have a surplus of players for their midfield. Moreover, the player Real Madrid are most interested in is Dortmund superstar Jude Bellingham.
However, it can’t be denied that Silva is a great alternative. Europe and Premier League tested with the hunger for winning and a plethora of experience. A chase for Bernardo Silva could materialize in the next season for Real Madrid. Moreover, PSG have also shown an interest in signing the player. However, this season Silva is content staying at the Etihad
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