The FC Barcelona lost. This summer, the residents of the Camp Nou had made Bernardo Silva his priority in midfield. A fan of the player, Xavi hoped to be able to count on him, especially since the Portuguese was not against leaving Manchester City where he won almost everything. During the transfer window, the Catalan press multiplied the articles related to this file. The arrival of the player was almost certain, but Barça had to sell a player before signing him.
Frenkie de Jong had to be sacrificed. But the Dutchman has indicated that he will not leave. Bad news for the Blaugrana leaders, especially because Bernardo Silva was upset behind the scenes. Finally, the former AS Monaco player stayed in England where Pep Guardiola continues to count on him. In fact, he has made 10 appearances in all competitions this season, including 7 starts. It’s time for him to score 2 goals and give 3 assists.
Bernardo Silva continues to interest the Catalans
This hectic transfer window obviously didn’t bother him unduly. But the 28-year-old footballer will still have to deal with the rumors about him for the next few weeks or even months. Indeed, Sports world He announced this Monday that the residents of the Camp Nou have not forgotten Bernardo Silva and that they intend to return to the fray. It is the great objective of 2023 for the Catalan directive. Xavi still wants him to join his team. The Iberian coach believes that he is the player he misses because he would bring maturity and even more talent to his midfield.
Maryland specifies that Barça is willing to make an effort. But the culés will also have to sell a player to afford it while they lower their payroll. Which was already the case last summer. On this occasion, it is not Frenkie de Jong who must be sacrificed, although the club wants his salary to be lowered according to the padlock BE. The leaders will rather look towards Sergio Busquets, Jordi Alba or Gerard Piqué; whose salaries are high. But nothing says that the players will accept a drop or an exit. For his part, Bernardo Silva, who obviously will not close the door at City, is still interested in the Catalan project. He will continue in the next episode.