It wasn't the ideal situation, but things have to work out logically, says Bernardo Silva's father about his aborted trade to Barcelona.

The father of Manchester City footballer Bernardo Silva has spoken out over his son's failed summer transfer to Barcelona

The international player from Portugal had been strongly connected with a transfer to the Catalan team

with personal terms apparently having been reached. Silva was reportedly interested in moving to Barcelona as well, but a deal fell through before the transfer window closed

Bernardo Silva's father, Paulo Silva, commented on the unsuccessful manoeuvre (via The Daily Mail)

In 2017, Silva finished his transfer to Manchester City. Since his arrival, the midfielder has played 259 times across all competitions with the Cityzens, tallying 50 goals and 53 assists

It appears that Xavi appreciates Silva's skills. Following last month's 3-3 tie between the Catalans and the Cityzens in a midseason

charity game, the Barcelona manager discussed the Portuguese international (August)

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