Faced with Manchester City’s strong interest in Grealish, Bernardo Silva would no longer feel desired and arouse the interest of Spanish clubs.
Having retaken the title of champion of England from Liverpool last season, Manchester City are well prepared to retain their title but above all want to finally succeed on the European stage.
More than ten years after the arrival of the UAE owners, the Citizens have finally reached the final of the Champions League but they failed at the worst of times, beaten by Chelsea in this 100% English duel.
The objective of the coming season will therefore be to conquer the cup with big ears and Pep Guardiola can always count on an almost bottomless financial reservoir. If Sergio Agüero left free at FC Barcelona, Manchester City intends to recruit heavy at the forefront.
Harry Kane is the club’s priority even if talks are going to be complicated with Tottenham. While waiting for the captain of the Three Lions to decide on his future, the Mancunian club has another Euro 2020 finalist in the sights: Jack Grealish.
The new darling of English football is a distant target of the Citizens and his role suits Guardiola perfectly. It is not for nothing that an offer of more than 110 million euros is being prepared in order to make Aston Villa, the training club of Grealish, desperate to keep its nugget.
An agreement should quickly be reached but the arrival of Grealish risks creating some traffic jams in the north of England. According to the Daily Mail, Bernardo Silva is aware of this and would not be against a change of scenery.
Having taken part in 26 matches last season and being one of Guardiola’s favorites, the former Monegasque could be the first victim of this XXL recruitment. After four years in the gray Mancunienne, Silva planned to find the sun, on the side of Spain. Atlético Madrid and FC Barcelona are prime targets but the financial situation of the Blaugrana prevents any offensive.
The situation is different in Madrid. The Portuguese midfielder is appreciated and could be added to a workforce that risks losing Saul Niguez quickly. A cross between the Spanish and the Portuguese? The idea cannot be ruled out.