Top European club believe they can sign important Manchester City player for €80million

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According to Spanish media outlet AS, La Liga giants Barcelona believe they can sign Manchester City midfielder Bernardo Silva for €80million this summer.

This comes after a report by The Athletic revealed Manchester City will only allow the Portuguese midfielder leave the Etihad Stadium for €100million due to his importance to the team.

Despite Manchester City demanding €100million for Bernardo Silva, Barcelona believe they can sign the midfielder for less due to his desire to join Barcelona.

The newspaper ‘AS’ reports that Barcelona’s board believe they are capable of raising €80 million they believe is needed to sign Bernardo Silva by selling Frenkie de Jong.

Another option for Barcelona is to sell Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Serginho Dest, although the former looks set for another season as a ‘Cule’, while the latter does not count for Xavi Hernandez.