Manchester City might lose their gem as he plans to move to Barcelona

Manchester City's Belgian midfielder Kevin De Bruyne (C) (Photo by ANTHONY DEVLIN/AFP via Getty Images)
Manchester City's Belgian midfielder Kevin De Bruyne (C) (Photo by ANTHONY DEVLIN/AFP via Getty Images) /

Bernardo Silva has been in fine form and helped Manchester City clinch the Premier League last season. Speculation has grown about the 25-year-old citizen to make a move after the recent European competition ban on Manchester CIty by UEFA.

The City Football Group’s English team Manchester City was banned from all the European club competitions by the UEFA board for the season of 2020-21 and the following 2021-22 along with a fine of 30 million euros.

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The former Premier League champions were issued the ban due to the breaches made in the Financial Fair Play Regulations, although Manchester City has appealed to overturn to the Court of Arbitration for Sport to overturn the pending decision, according to the club statement issued on the Manchester City website.

Pep Guardiola went on to show his solidarity towards the City Football Group club by stating “if they don’t sack me I will be here”, the former Barcelona manager also went on to say that ” I love this club, I like to be here, This is my club and I will be here, no matter”, according to the Express.

Although Pep Guardiola stands with the club in tough times although that would not be the case for several star players at the club who would want to compete for the coveted UEFA Champions League trophy.

One of the Citizens who might ask for a move away from the Etihad Stadium is the infamous Portuguese midfielder, Bernardo Silva. The Blaugrana are interested in signing Pep’s favourite hidden gem Bernardo Silva. Although Pep Guardiola under no circumstances would wish to see his hidden gem make a move elsewhere, the midfielder may opt to change his mind after the recent ban by UEFA, according to the Express.

The Portuguese midfielder has been in the form of his life as he even made it into the top 10 rankings of the French footballs’ Ballon d’Or. The former Benfica midfielder secured the 9th position in the Ballon d’Or ranking after he helped Manchester City win the Premier League and guided his national team to the new UEFA Euro Nations League.

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Bernardo Silva is motivated to play with Frenkie De Jong, Arthur Melo, and Sergio Busquets at the Camp Nou. He also looks forward to playing with Lionel Messi whom he genuinely admires, according to Don Balon.

The Blaugrana now has an opportunity of a lifetime to please Leo Messi by signing Bernardo Silva