Three reasons Bernardo Silva should be the Monaco player Man United go for
Monaco’s Bernardo Silva could be a top target for Manchester United this summer according to reports from French website le10sport.com.
The Red Devil’s had previously been interested in signing Bernardo’s team-mate, French midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, however it now appears Jose Mourinho has turned his attention to the former Benfica man.
The youngster has had a glistening career so far at the age of only 22, winning the domestic treble with Benfica in his breakthrough season of 2013/14, also winning the Segunda Liga Breakthrough Player of the Year for his appearances for Benfica B in the second tier of Portuguese football.
A loan move to AS Monaco followed, which later turned into a permanent deal, has since proven a major success for both player and club. Since the move, Silva has played 126 games for Leonardo Jardim’s side and scored 26 times too.
The tricky midfielder has helped Monaco reach the top of Ligue 1, four points clear of closest rivals PSG and on course for their first league title since 1999/2000.
Here are three reasons Manchester United should make Bernardo their top priority this summer …