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Bernardo Silva says Man Utd never made an offer for him despite strong personal connections

Manchester City star Bernardo Silva has confessed he was aware of interest from Manchester United before moving to England but says an offer was never tabled. Silva, […]The post Bernardo Silva says Man Utd never made an offer for him despite strong personal connections appeared first on Squawka News.

Manchester City star Bernardo Silva has confessed he was aware of interest from Manchester United before moving to England but says an offer was never tabled.
Silva, 24, jetted to Manchester from Monaco last summer with passengers onboard his flight to the North West of England under the impression that he was joining Premier League heavyweights Man Utd.
And with Portuguese compatriot Jose Mourinho in charge of the Red Devils, those passengers would have been forgiven for the mixup, however, Silva has now admitted that only Pep Guardiola showed true intent on signing him. Speaking to The Sun about his transfer to City, Silva said: “There was a guy on the plane who thought I was going to Man United. He was a United fan. I didn?t tell him he was wrong.

“But, yeah, a lot of people didn?t know where I was going.
“I heard about the interest and I?ve friends at United. One of the physios there was with me at Monaco. The manager, of course, is Portuguese and I?ve met him around.
“Victor Lindelof – we were in the same year in Benfica. Nemanja Matic, I trained with him in Benfica, so I know a few players.
“But if I have to be precise, the only o...
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