Manchester City are reportedly in talks with Matheus Nunes to replace Bernardo Silva if he leaves the club.
Manchester City are in talks with Sporting Lisbon midfielder Matheus Nunes. City have long been interested in the player. Nunes was on a target list in midfield at the start of the window and Pep Guardiola is a huge fan.
City are wary of Bernardo Silva leaving the club this summer and are in talks with Matheus Nunes should that happen.
According to Jose Alvarez, Manchester City are in talks with Matheus Nunes about a transfer this summer. Barcelona are very interested in Bernardo Silva and are expected to take a step, and City are trying to be prepared should that happen.
Pep Guardiola touted Nunes as one of the best players in the world after City played against Sporting Lisbon last season, and now the Spanish manager may be bringing him to the club.
City are adamant they want to keep Silva this summer, but understand that the player may have other wishes. Barca will have to wait for Frenkie De Jong to leave before making a move for Silva, but the club is confident that the Dutch midfielder will leave the club.
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Matheus Nunes has been eyed by Liverpool and reportedly turned down a move to Wolves to stay with Sporting, but City’s temptation could prove to be a temptation the midfielder can’t resist.
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