Soon-to-be Paris Saint-Germain manager Luis Enrique has his eyes on Bernardo Silva. The Spanish boss has not officially taken over the French giants, but he wants the Portugal international.
Sky Sports reports that Enrique strongly desires to bring Manchester City’s talented midfielder. The Portuguese playmaker has been a critical figure for Manchester City over the years.
🚨Selon @SkySportsNews🏴, Luis Enrique a désigné Bernardo Silva comme l’une de ses priorités. Le joueur a confirmé à ManCity qu'il souhaitait quitter le club. https://t.co/tCfSMvXpFH pic.twitter.com/l6yDrjiEcy
— Paris_SGINFOS (@Paris_SGINFOS) July 2, 2023
Silva had a vital role in the English club winning the treble this 2022-23 season. Known for his technical brilliance, vision, and ability to dictate play, Silva’s potential move to PSG would undoubtedly add immense quality to the French giants’ midfield.
As Enrique prepares to take charge at PSG, he is keen to shape a squad capable of achieving domestic and European success. Furthermore, Silva has expressed his desire to leave England. As a result, it signals his openness to new challenges and opportunities elsewhere.
While the specific reasons for his request remain undisclosed, Silva likely wants a new challenge. The 28-year-old has won everything at Manchester City, so the timing aligns with speculation about a potential move to PSG.
Negotiations between PSG, Manchester City, and the player’s representatives will likely be complex. Silva is crucial for the Premier League, FA Cup, and UEFA Champions League winners.
The financial aspects and Manchester City’s willingness to part ways with their influential midfielder will play crucial roles in determining the outcome of the transfer saga.