Barcelona are ready to use a tried-and-tested tactic in order to secure the signing of Bernardo Silva from Manchester City before the end of the transfer window.
The Catalans have enjoyed a remarkable transfer window in which they signed Franck Kessie and Andreas Christensen on free transfers before adding Raphinha, Robert Lewandowski and Jules Kounde in big-money deals.
Their spending, though, is not done.
Speaking to CBS Sports, Barcelona president Joan Laporta indicated that there will “probably” be more new arrivals before the summer transfer window.
FootballTransfers understands that Bernardo Silva of Man City is high up the shortlist of players they could target.
If Frenkie de Jong leaves for Manchester United, which remains a possibility.
Despite Barca playing hardball with the Premier League outfit.
To secure the Portugal international, they are set to employ a tactic that they used to secure Raphinha, Robert Lewandowski and Kounde, namely, the art of patience.
How Barca plan to sign Bernando Silva
They have been masters of biding their time this summer in order to strike when it suits them.
Indeed, they seemed to have lost Jules Kounde to Chelsea.
And it also seemed improbable that they could sign Lewandowski from Bayern, too.
Barcelona will get buy-in from the player and will swoop when the time suits this.
Indeed, Mundo states that they already have this for the former Monaco man.
Indeed, this could facilitate a move because Man City will allow any unsettled player to depart.
In the case of a potential deal for Silva, that is likely towards the end of the transfer window.
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