Atletico Madrid offer star Saul Niguez to Man City in attempt to sign Wantaway Bernardo Silva
It has already been reported that the La Liga club are interested in Portuguese playmaker Manchester City, and the latest information from England certainly aligns with those claims.
In Spain, and the sentiment around Saul Niguez is that the player is unstable – having a feeling similar to that of the Manchester City star man, and such a move for both players could alleviate some of those initial issues.
The latest information comes from time, who write that Atletico Madrid, new La Liga champions, has’Free‘Manchester City get the chance to sign Saúl Ñíguez in a deal in which Bernardo Silva would go in the opposite direction.
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According to Duncan Castles report, Atletico Madrid values Saúl at € 70m – and the La Liga club have therefore offered to negotiate a double transfer with Manchester City that would strengthen both clubs from a financial fair play perspective.
Further information and light has also been shed on Bernardo Silva’s views at the Etihad Stadium and the extent to which he appears to be disrupted by life at Manchester City.
Castles writes in the Times that Bernardo Silva requested leave to leave Manchester City ahead of last summer’s transfer window, and although he remained at the club for an additional 12 months, it is indicated that his desire to continue his career in another country remains unchanged and that he expects to change clubs in this window.
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Manchester City continue to have a strong interest in Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish, and the feeling in some quarters is that the club may need to get rid of a first-team star in order to continue their interest in the England international .
As such, Bernardo Silva’s departure could not only provide much needed openness in Pep Guardiola’s first team, but also generate much needed financial data and create room for Grealish’s potential salary.
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