City puts millions down for Monaco’s midfielder Bernardo Silva
Manchester City has Friday the first purchase for next season is presented. Midfielder Bernardo Silva comes on for millions of AS Monaco.
Both clubs do not comment on the height of the transfer fee for the 22-year-old Portuguese, but according to several British media pays City converted almost 50 million euros.
Silva played since the summer of 2014 for Monaco, that the midfielder first season rented from Benfica and a year later permanently enacted. The Portuguese had in the principality a contract until mid-2020. Details on his City contract are not known.
Last season was Silva with the Monaco international impression by the semi-finals of the Champions League to reach. It was the young team eliminated by Juventus. In addition, it was Monaco for the first time since 2000, champion of France.
Elfvoudig Portuguese international Silva played a total of 147 official matches for Monaco. Therein, he scored 28 times and he was good for nineteen assists. City finished the season third in the Premier League.
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Monaco played Wednesday to the departure of Silva to strengthen with Youri Tielemans of Anderlecht. For the midfielder, who until mid-2022 signed, was reportedly about 25 million euro was paid.
The 20-year-old Tielemans is the most expensive player ever from the Belgian league to abroad.
The old record stood in the name of Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini, who nine years ago for 20 million euros from Standard Liege to Everton moved.
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