Sergio Aguero calls Arsenal dark horses for the Premier League title
The north London side have made impressive additions this summer, including Aguero's former City team-mate Gabriel Jesus for £45million, while they also won all of their matches in pre season. © Provided by Daily Mail Arsenal are unbeaten in pre season and lifted the Emirates Cup after a 6-0 victory over Sevilla © Provided by Daily Mail The Argentinian striker has claimed that Arsenal are dark horses for the Premier League title Aguero worked under Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta during his time at the Etihad, and the former striker has high expectations for the Gunners this campaign.
supplied by Sports.fr Agüero would be "surprised that City lets go Bernardo"
is one of the great challenges of this summer transfer window: Bernardo Silva Va-T -He leave Manchester City to reach FC Barcelona in the coming weeks? For his former partner Sergio Agüero, the case seems complicated even if '' El Kun '' imagines the former Monegasque very well shine among the Blaugranas.
He has not been a professional footballer since last December, after detection of heart problems, but Sergio Agüero continues to follow the news of the world of the round ball. This week, the former star striker of Manchester City was questioned about the current Mercato of the Skyblues and in particular on the case Bernardo Silva, ardently courted by FC Barcelona in recent weeks.
Pep wants Bernardo to stay but unsure he will
Pep Guardiola insists he wants Bernardo Silva to stay at Manchester City but concedes the decision is out of his control amid interest from Barcelona. Portugal international Silva played an integral role in City's Premier League title defence last season despite being linked with a move to the Nou Camp last summer.
"I would be surprised that City lets him go. He is a player who brings a lot each season," first advanced Agüero in Stake, before clarifying: "But everything is possible." The former Argentinian scorer is quite well summed up in these few words the general opinion concerning such a transfer. And yet, in recent days, it seems acquired for all the parties concerned that a departure in reality only depends on the capacity of Barça to propose the adequate sum. Most recently, Pep Guardiola and Bernardo Silva have argued that, precisely, the Mancunian club would not close any door in principle. While suggesting that an initial desire had been expressed.
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'' It could be the key to the game of Xavi ''
on the principle, therefore, such a transfer could be born. On principle only, for the moment, as FC Barcelona, plagued by financial difficulties, is already struggling to record its many recruits from the transfer window in Liga (Robert Lewandowski, Jules Koundé, Raphinha, Franck Kessié, Andreas Christensen and even Ousmane Dembélé). To put it differently: it would seem very surprising that, by the closing of the market, this context changes to the point of allowing the blaugranas the realization of yet another big transfer. However, Sergio Agüero is convinced that the choice could be good for the player, and especially for Barça.
"If he finally arrives at Barca, then he will be someone who can be the key to the possession game that Xavi loves", press the one who lived four full seasons among the Skyblues with Silva, between 2017 and 2021, and that he holds in high esteem. "Bernardo is a great player," said Agüero. He wears the ball, he sacrifices himself, he has the quality to help and score goals and he can play many positions. " On paper, it looks quite well like an impossible recruitment.
Man City have no intention of selling Bernardo Silva .
Manchester City do not want to sell Bernardo Silva and are not expecting other clubs to bid for the midfielder. This is despite interest from Barcelona and now, reportedly, Paris Saint-Germain. © PA Bernardo Silva has been linked with a move to Barcelona this summer A report in The Times on Thursday claimed PSG are lining up an offer of almost £60m for the 28-year-old. Transfer Centre LIVE!How to watch free Premier League highlightsGet Sky Sports | Download the Sky Sports AppAny proposal would have to be much higher, however, to get City to listen to it seriously.