The Athletic have revealed Bernado Silva has made it clear to Manchester City that he is not keen on moving to Tottenham as a part of the club’s attempt to sign Harry Kane this summer.
The report reveals that Silva wants to leave City to get regular game time and will be allowed to do so should a suitable offer arrives.
The midfielder was allegedly part of the Premier League champions’ tentative first offer for Kane earlier in the summer, with Pep Guardiola’s men letting Spurs know they could have a pick of five players.
While Daniel Levy is said to have rejected the offer out of hand, Bernado’s agent, Jorge Mendes, was keen to explore the idea.
It is explained that Mendes, who also represents Spurs boss Nuno Espirito Santo, believed the North London club would be open to a move for the 27-year-old.
However, the Portuguese international is said to have made it clear that he has no intention of joining the Lilywhites and would prefer a move to Spain instead.
Spurs Web Opinion
While I can understand why Levy would have insisted on a straight-cash deal for Kane, I personally would not have minded us bringing in a couple of City’s stars (potentially Laporte and Jesus) if the England captain is to leave. However, the problem was always going to be in convincing those players to come to Spurs.
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