According to The Daily Mail, Tottenham have been offered the chance to sign Bernardo Silva by Manchester City as the Premier League champions continue their pursuit of Harry Kane.
The Lowdown: Kane future remains uncertain
Kane’s future at Tottenham remains uncertain. He has already expressed his desire to leave north London this summer (Sky Sports), while he missed several days of training to further illustrate his point (talkSPORT).
Manchester City are the club most interested in capturing his services, with Pep Guardiola admitting that he would love to capture the 28-year-old (The Guardian).
The Latest: Spurs offered Silva
As per this latest report, Spurs have been offered Silva in part exchange for Kane.
The Citizens are unwilling to offer the £150m that Tottenham reportedly want for the striker, so their best chance of striking a deal may be to offer a player in exchange as well as cash.
The Verdict: Worth a punt?
Of course, losing Kane would be a huge loss for Spurs. After all, he has 221 goals in 336 games for the club and has been their talisman for years (Transfermarkt). Losing him would leave a huge hole up front for Nuno Espirito Santo which he would need to replace, and he would need a lot of money to do that.
Would you like to sign Bernardo Silva?
However, capturing Silva and bankrolling millions of pounds at the same time could well be a win for Tottenham. Since signing for City in 2017, the £63m-valued 26-year-old (Transfermarkt) has scored 35 goals and provided 44 assists in 202 games for the club.
He has been called “unstoppable” by Pep Guardiola (acefootball.com) and has even been compared to Manchester City legend David Silva (Goal.com). Signing him without paying a fee would be a great signing for Spurs, even if it meant losing Kane.
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