Atletico Madrid ‘offer midfielder Saul Niguez to Manchester City in exchange deal for Bernardo Silva’

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Atletico Madrid ‘offers disgraced midfielder Saul Niguez to Manchester City in exchange deal for troubled Bernardo Silva’ despite interest from Manchester United and Bayern Munich

  • The 26-year-old midfielder has fallen out of favor under Diego Simeone
  • Saul did not play regularly as Atletico claimed the LaLiga title last season seizoen
  • Bernardo is also reportedly unsettled by interest in Aston Villa’s Grealish

Atletico Madrid have reportedly offered Saul Niguez to Manchester City in exchange for Bernardo Silva.

The new LaLiga champions hope to tempt the Premier League winners with a swap deal this summer.

Saul has fallen out of favor under Diego Simeone and did not play regularly as Atletico held off Real Madrid and Barcelona to claim the title.

Saul Niguez did not play regularly as Atletico Madrid claimed the LaLiga title last season

Saul Niguez did not play regularly as Atletico Madrid claimed the LaLiga title last season

With the midfielder confused, The times report that they have now offered him to City in hopes of luring Bernardo to the Wanda Metropolitano.

They also claim Bernardo is also restless at the Etihad, with City looking to Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish to bolster their attacking options.

City are also hoping to sign Harry Kane from Tottenham and Atletico think a player swap proposal could tempt them from a financially fair play perspective.

Atlético reportedly offered Saul to Manchester City in exchange for Bernardo Silva

Atlético reportedly offered Saul to Manchester City in exchange for Bernardo Silva

Atlético reportedly offered Saul to Manchester City in exchange for Bernardo Silva

Saul has long been linked with a move to Manchester United over concerns over Paul Pogba’s future.

Bayern Munich have identified Niguez as the man to fill Thiago Alcantara’s midfield gap.

And Chelsea have also asked about a deal for the Atletico star.

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