ATLETICO MADRID are reportedly sizing up a transfer for Manchester Metropolis ace Bernardo Silva.
And the reigning LaLiga champions may very well be in luck as Metropolis want some further money to signal England duo Jack Grealish and Harry Kane this summer season.
Bernardo Silva may very well be heading to Atletico to fund Man Metropolis’s double swoop of Harry Kane and Jack GrealishCredit score: Getty
The Three Lions pair will set the Eithad giants back a staggering £250m mixed, with Kane valued at £150m and Grealish at a £100m.
It was initially thought that Metropolis would flog striker Gabriel Jesus to Juventus to fund the expensive deals.
However after it emerged that the Brazilian is staying put, all the eye has been positioned on Silva.
Pep Guardiola can be reluctant to promote Silva, who has been a key participant for him since he arrived from Monaco for £43million in summer season 2017.
However he is aware of he might need to sacrifice the star whose place within the squad can be below risk from Grealish’s imminent arrival.
Atletico are nicely conscious of this and will supply Silva another, in accordance with Madrid newspaper Mundo Deportivo.
Mundo additionally declare Silva has been in talks with Atletico’s rivals Barcelona in latest weeks however would not thoughts a transfer to Diego Simeone’s aspect.
And with Barca coping with monetary troubles and wage caps, Atletico are in pole place to signal Silva.
The 26-year-old nonetheless has 4 years left on his Man Metropolis contract and is prone to command a hefty switch price.
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In response to The Telegraph, the Portuguese playmaker is valued at £60m and has attracted curiosity from throughout Europe.
Again in June it was reported that Simeone’s aspect had offered Saul Niguez in exchange for Silva.
Silva has made 201 appearances for Metropolis since becoming a member of in 2017 and began 24 of 38 video games as they gained the title final season.
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