Barcelona linked with surprise move for Eintracht Frankfurt striker Andre Silva
There has been numerous strikers linked with Barcelona in past few months.
According to the football transfer rumours in British, Spanish and German media, Barcelona are linked with surprise move for Eintracht Frankfurt striker Andre Silva.
Frankfurt spent 3 million euros to sign the Portugal international from Milan in the summer of 2020. The 25-year-old has a valid contract withFrankfurt until June 2023.
The striker has banged in 22 goals and provided 7 assists in 26 matches this term on all fronts.
The 25-year-old is considered to be one of the best strikers in Portugal. His record for Portugal is also impressive. Silva has scored 16 goals in 38 matches for Portugal at senior level.
His performances have seen him become the target of many European clubs including Barcelona.
Ronald Koeman wants to sign a new striker and Andre Silva is one of the names at the top of his wishlist. He is a firm fan of Eintracht Frankfurt striker and Barcelona could make a move for the player if the financial aspect makes sense.
The Spanish giants are desperate to make an impact in the summer transfer window.
The Portugal international provides a unique blend between a classic center-forward and the modern striker.
According to the report, “Barcelona are eyeing Eintracht Frankfurt striker Andre Silva. The Portuguese striker has been impressive with the Bundesliga club, scoring 21 goals in 24 games this season. He also gave a respectable account of himself while on loan with Sevilla, and so his experience in LaLiga Santander makes him an interesting proposition for the Blaugrana. BILD says Barcelona are keeping close tabs on the striker, although it would be a complicated deal given the club’s current financial hardships.”
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Eintracht Frankfurt are not in a position where they need to sell and would like to keep hold of the striker, but right offer may force the club to consider a deal.
Good signing for Barcelona?
Signing the striker could be a good decision as he could improve Koeman’s attacking options.
If Silva is available for the right price, then he could be a clever acquisition for Barcelona.
The 25-year-old is certainly a player that would strengthen the current Barcelona squad and would be a good buy in the summer transfer window.
Barcelona fans would certainly love to see him arrive at the club.
It will be interesting to see whether Barcelona will make their move during the summer transfer window.
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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.