Transfers FC Barcelona | The exorbitant price that Manchester City puts on Bernardo Silva

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The English club does not want to sell him, but if he presses to leave he could ask for 95 million euros

Jorge Mendes agrees to press, but it is an operation outside the market

Bernardo Silva would like to leave Manchester City this summer For personal motives. He wants to finish his cycle in the Premier League, but his club is not willing to make things easy for him and, less, to sell him for a low price considering him one of the great assets of the club.

The The footballer’s starting price would range between 85 and 95 million euros, a non-negotiable amount, as journalist Xavi Torres confirmed on TV3. Barça is aware of the difficulty of the operation, which they call impossible at the moment despite the footballer’s good will. If there is no discount or facilities, the Blaugrana club sees its arrival very complicated.

Barça is willing to make an important effort for Bernardo Silva. His agent, Jorge Mendes, has been reporting the situation and has also indicated that other clubs such as PSG would be studying his situation. The midfielder wants to be closer to Portugal and sees Barça as a priority option. That is why Mendes has promised to push so that the operation can come to fruition but he also sees little room for a price reduction since City is not interested in any Blaugrana player to lower the final price of the transfer.

City paid 50 million euros, plus 30 in variables, to Monaco in 2017. Most of these variables have been fulfilled, so the investment by the player has been very high. Bernardo Silva, moreover, is one of the players most used by Pep Guardiola and City have no need to sell. The coach of the English team did feed the rumor mill by assuring that he does not want to have players who do not want to be in the team, but he also made it clear that he absolutely believed that the Portuguese was going to continue with his project. Barça has asked why Xavi Hernández sees him as a strategic objective for the future, although they do not plan to do anything crazy. Today it is unfeasible to pay an amount close to 100 million euros or sell De Jong for a similar figure.