Saturday, 27 May 2017

Manchester City Sign Monaco's Bernardo Silva

Manchester City Sign Monaco's Bernardo Silva

Manchester City have completed the signing of Monaco's 22 year old midfielder Bernardo Silva.

The 22 year old was signed for £43 million in a five year contract.

Pep Guardiola was impressed with the former Monaco midfielder after his Monaco side beat Manchester City 3-1 in the Champions League Quater-final.

The Monaco star was part of the team that won the Ligue 1 title ahead of PSG and also helped his team reach the Champions League semi-finals.

Silva told the club's website : "It feels great. To be honest I am now at one of the best teams in the world. To be part of this great club and to have this opportunity is great,"

"I'm very happy to be part of Manchester City's team and I look forward to trying to do my best to help the team reach their goals.

The 22 year old becomes pep Guardiola's first signing in Manchester City's summer re-shuffle.

The Portuguese was a mainstay in  Monaco's midfield in their title winning season scoring 8 times in 36 appearances.


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