Juventus looking to loan Manchester City star Bernardo Silva

Juventus target Bernardo Silva to boost their attacking options.

The latest reports in Italy suggest that Juventus are looking to loan Manchester City attacking midfielder Bernardo Silva.

City spent 50 million euros to sign the Portugal international from Monaco in the summer of 2017. The 27-year-old has four years left on his current contract which expires in 2025.

The playmaker has banged in one goal in 9 matches this term on all fronts.

Bernardo Silva
Bernardo Silva

He is considered to be one of the best midfielders in Portugal. Silva has also left his mark at the international stage after netting 8 goals in 62 senior appearances for the Portugal national team.

His performances have seen him become the target of many European clubs including Juventus.

The report claims that Juventus manager has extensively scouted Bernardo Silva and is considering a move for the attacking midfielder. Max Allegri is a long term admirer of Silva and believes he can get the most out of the Portugal international.

Juventus
Juventus

He would be a versatile addition for the Juve, having featured at attacking midfielder and in a winger role. Silva has the quality and the experience to make an immediate impact.

According to the report, “Juventus are eager to make a move for Manchester City star Bernardo Silva. The Portuguese playmaker has returned to his best form with Pep Guardiola’s side in the early part of this season. However, the midfielder made it clear he wished to leave the club during the last two summer transfer windows. According to Calciomercato, Juve are very keen on Bernardo as they aim to resurrect their season under returning coach Max Allegri. The 27-year-old could be the subject of January interest from the Turin giants, but any deal appears more likely to happen in the summer.”

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Considering they don’t have a big budget, Juve will have to be smart with the signings in the transfer window.

If Juventus can agree on a fee with City, the deal should be easy to complete.

The Italian giants are reportedly facing competition from Milan in their pursuit of Manchester City attacking midfielder.

Bernardo Silva ideal fit for Juventus?

Bernardo Silva stands as an excellent option for Juventus.

An attacking midfielder of Silva’s ceiling will be a massive addition to Juve squad as he will not only improve the overall quality of Allegri’s starting XI but also add some stability and variety to his midfield and attacking departments.

It will be interesting to see whether Juve will make their move during the winter 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.

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