The rumors of Bernardo Silva to FC Barcelona keeps on coming. But Manchester City team-mate Kevin De Bruyne is not expecting the midfielder to move this summer.
According to recent reports, Bernardo is “crazy” about joining Barcelona. Furthermore, The Catalans will try to bring him in regardless of what happens with Frenkie de Jong.
De Bruyne was asked about Bernardo after Man City’s win over Bournemouth at the weekend and is not worried about the situation:
“I think he’s very loved [by us] and he knows,” said De Bruyne.
“The way that I see it, I think that he will be here so there’s nothing that I’m worried about. Whatever happens he is great for us and I expect him to be here with us this year.”
Bernardo Silva fuelled speculation about his future at the end of City’s last game. He went to all four corners of the ground to clap supporters and then handing over his shirt to a fan.
The midfielder, who started the game on the bench again, was the last off the pitch. Afterwards, he followed all that up with a post on Twitter looked a lot like him saying goodbye.
A great performance from the team and a fantastic atmosphere! I would also like to thank everyone at the stadium for those beautiful moments of love and support you guys showed me 💙 pic.twitter.com/H6OWz2Oh4b
— Bernardo Silva (@BernardoCSilva) August 14, 2022
Manager Pep Guardiola also responded to the rumors recently. He said he wants to keep Bernardo but doesn’t know what will happen with the Portugal international.