An exchange between Bernardo Silva and Frenkie de Jong under study?

At Barça, we are already preparing for next season and the summer transfer window promises to be hectic. According to information from Mundo Deportivo, Xavi Hernandez, the coach of the Catalan club, wants to recruit an additional midfielder who knows how to handle the ball well and who can accompany Pedri in the midfield. On this subject, FC Barcelona is thinking of a certain Bernardo Silva, under contract until 2025 with Manchester City.

However, this deal will not be easy to complete. “The file seems difficult but the Portuguese is still thinking of a change of scenery and leaving England. In fact, Barça had already considered this option last season and Bernardo Silva was very interested in a transfer because he would be delighted to play in La Liga”, reports the Catalan daily, which tempers by recalling that the 27-year-old midfielder is very appreciated by Pep Guardiola, the Manchester City coach, not to mention the fact that the operation promises to be very expensive.

Thus, Mundo Deportivo explains that an exchange between Bernardo Silva (Manchester City) and Frenkie de Jong (Barça) could then be considered. This same source assures in passing that the Dutchman – regularly associated with the Skyblues – will only leave Catalonia if another high-level midfielder replaces him. What could be the case if this exchange materializes…

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