United, Madrid, in dogfight over Silva

January 19, 2017
Manchester United are lining up a move for Monaco playmaker Bernardo Silva
Manchester United are lining up a move for Monaco playmaker Bernardo Silva

MANCHESTER United are plotting a £70million summer raid for Monaco star Bernardo Silva.

But boss Jose Mourinho is facing a transfer fight with Real Madrid for the Monaco midfielder, 22.


The Monaco star is wanted by Real Madrid and will cost a lot for United
The Monaco star is wanted by Real Madrid and will cost a lot for United

United already plan to land Atletico Madrid superstar Antoine Griezmann at the end of the season in an £85m deal — as SunSport exclusively told you last month.

And he wants Silva as the playmaker who will provide the ammunition for France ace Griezmann.

United won’t have it easy for the Portugal ace as Real are also certain to fight for the Monaco star.

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Which is why his fee is likely to eclipse the £58m United splashed to convince Monaco to sell Anthony Martial 17 months ago.

Silva is in the stable of super-agent Jorge Mendes who also represents Mourinho and Real megastar Cristiano Ronaldo.

He is one of the rising stars of Portugal but was left out of their Euro 2016-winning squad last summer because of a thigh injury.

He joined Monaco from Benfica for £14m deal after a loan-spell in the Principality. He can play across the midfield and has 4 goals and 4 assists this season.

SOURCE: thesun.co.uk


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