Bernardo Silva would like to leave Manchester City this summer for personal reasons. He wants to complete his Premier League run, but his club are not willing to make it easy for him, let alone sell him cheaply, seeing him as one of the club’s greatest assets.
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The player’s exit price would vary between 85 and 95 million euros, a non-negotiable amount as confirmed by TV3. Barca are aware of the difficulty of the operation, which they consider practically impossible at the moment despite the player’s good will. If there is no reduction or adjustments, the Blaugrana club sees its arrival very complicated.
Barca are ready to make a big push for Bernardo Silva. His agent, Jorge Mendes, has informed about the situation and also indicated that other clubs like PSG will look into his situation. The midfielder wants to get closer to Portugal and sees Barca as a priority option.
That’s why Mendes has promised to push for the deal to happen but doesn’t see a possible price reduction as City aren’t interested in any Blaugrana player to lower the final transfer price.
How much would Barcelona be willing to pay for Bernardo?
City paid €50m, plus €30m in variables, to Monaco in 2017. Most of these variables were met, so the investment for the footballer was very high. Barca’s Xavi Hernandez sees him as a strategic target for the future. Today, it is impossible to pay an amount close to 100 million euros.
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