Choose to be loyal to Man City, Bernardo Silva makes Barcelona bite the finger

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Bernardo Silva has reportedly decided to remain loyal to Manchester City. Silva’s decision made Barcelona who wanted his services to bite the finger.

In recent weeks, Los Cules are reportedly interested in redeeming the Portugal national team midfielder from Man City this summer. The Citizens were initially reluctant to release Bernardo Silva to other clubs, including Barca.

However, Manchester City began to melt and are willing to sell Silva with a tag of 80-85 million pounds. Meanwhile, Barcelona never made an official offer.

Bernardo Silva has also said that he is willing to wait for an offer from Barcelona until the end of this summer’s transfer window. However, it is certain that this will not happen.

Bernardo Silva. The 27-year-old Manchester City midfielder who is currently undergoing his fifth season with The Citizens has made an impressive appearance in the Premier League this season. Besides being good at making assists, he is also good at scoring goals. A total of 7 goals have been scored in 17 matches. (AFP/Lindsey Parnaby)

Per The Athletic report, Silva confirmed that he would focus on Man City. This statement thwarted Barcelona ‘s plans to bring in the 28-year-old player.

Although actually Manchester City have moved to find a replacement for Bernardo Silva . They are on guard if El Barca is willing to pay the dowry that has been set.

Bernardo Silva’s career is still safe at Man City. He is under contract with The Citizens until June 30, 2025.

Rayo Vallecano midfielder Oscar Valentin (left) competes with Barcelona’s Frenkie De Jong in the Spanish League match at Camp Nou, Sunday (14/8/2022) early morning WIB. (Pau BARRENA / AFP)

Barcelona are reportedly interested in bringing Silva in anticipation of the departure of Frenkie De Jong. Xavi Hernandez said the only right player to replace De Jong was Silva.

However, the Dutch national team midfielder never sold. The player is reluctant to move, even though Manchester United and Chelsea are very interested in signing him.

Without De Jong’s departure, Barcelona would not be free to bid for Silva because they needed additional funds first. This is what makes Barcelona’s seriousness towards Silva never reached the official stage.

Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong has told his Barcelona team-mates he could join either Manchester United or United before the summer transfer window closes. (Pau BARRENA / AFP)

Although Silva has certainly failed to be transported, De Jong’s situation at Barcelona is not over. De Jong who is reluctant to leave is still very likely to leave in the last seconds of the transfer market.

For that, Barcelona still has not thought further.