Bernardo Silva: Pep Guardiola says Manchester City midfielder ‘likes Barcelona a lot’ amid transfer speculation

Silva has been linked with a move to Barcelona in recent weeks, and Guardiola has left the door open to the midfielder’s possible departure from the Premier League champions.

Guardiola told reporters, on Wednesday, after Barcelona and City drew 3-3 in a friendly match at the Camp Nou, that he was keen to keep Silva’s services, but added that the Portuguese international “loves Barcelona very much.”


The Spanish coach said: “I am not the one who asks Barcelona to forget the contract with Bernardo. We want him to stay with us, but I do not want anyone who is unhappy. The first thing is that the two clubs must reach an agreement, but we have not received any offer about it in the past two years,” according to the transfer. Reuters”.

Guardiola continued, “I don’t want him to leave. He is a great player and person. There are only seven or eight days left until the end of the transfer window, and we will have to go to the transfer market. I want him to stay.”

For his part, Barcelona coach Xavi, who was sitting next to Guardiola at the press conference, said that any move would depend on City.

It is worth noting that City hosts the second-placed Premier League club, Crystal Palace, who is ninth-placed, next Saturday.


Arab Observer

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