Manchester City midfielder, Bernardo Silva, has begun to study the possibility of moving to one of the best clubs in the Saudi Roshan League during the 2023 summer Mercado, as his preferred option “Barcelona” did not accept the costs. contract and his annual salary for economic reasons.
The Portuguese international was heavily linked with Barcelona last summer, but he is confident of completing a move to the Catalan club, so he will be keen to read the Saudi offer and compare it with other financial offers. Acquired from French club Paris Saint-Germain officials.
Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano said, “Bernardo Silva’s response to both offers may be delayed for a while, as he wants to take full time before making his final decision during the current summer mercado.”
He continued, “He has yet to make any decisions about his future. All his thoughts are currently focused on whether he will leave Manchester City, who won the historic treble, or stay for the new season.”
Bernardo Silva’s contract with Man City runs until June 2025, so his price in the current mercado would not be less than €50 million due to his excellent ability to play multiple roles in midfield and attack.
Romano explained, “Paris Saint-Germain consider Bernardo Silva their priority in the current summer transfer market, and the Saudi clubs are pushing for their part to convince him of this idea.”
Romano hinted that the final decision rests with Bernardo Silva, but talks with Manchester City will not be easy as they still hope to keep hold of the 28-year-old.
Bernardo Silva had an impressive run with Man City last season 2023-22, scoring against Bayern Munich in the quarter-finals and Real Madrid in the semi-finals, contributing significantly to the team’s Champions League crown.
The former Benfica man made 34 appearances for Man City last season, including 10 as a substitute, and he made 13 appearances in the Champions League, including 4.
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