Bernardo Silva will stay at Man City, says Pep Guardiola

Manchester Metropolis midfielder Bernardo Silva will stick with the Premier League champions as there have been no bids for the Portugal worldwide, supervisor Pep Guardiola stated on Friday, closing the door on any potential last-minute switch.

Guardiola had stated earlier this week that he wouldn’t stand in Silva’s approach if Barcelona got here calling when the 28-year-old was linked with the Spanish membership. However he has now modified his stance with the switch window closing subsequent week.

“He’ll keep right here, completely,” Guardiola stated, reducing a reporter off when he was requested about Silva’s future.

“We don’t have any telephone name from any membership concerning Bernardo Silva, in order that’s why he’ll keep.”

Guardiola additionally refused to acknowledge if French champions Paris St Germain had are available in with a bid for Silva.

Metropolis host Crystal Palace within the league on Saturday, the one workforce they failed to attain in opposition to final season whereas additionally shedding 2-0 at residence.

“They’ve resilience and an unbelievable quantity of high quality,” Guardiola stated.

“They defend the 18-yard field very well, good set items, good transitions. They’ve weapons, skilled gamers within the center.”

Palace boss Patrick Vieira stated the problem shall be whether or not the London aspect can repeat the identical sort of efficiency this weekend.

“The sport shall be clear: they’ll have possession, they’ll have actually good moments and it’s about how we handle these moments,” the Frenchman stated.

“We’ll must defend properly, there’s little question about it. We’ll must be clear about roles and obligations, what we have to do. It will not be sufficient however we’ll go there and compete.”

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