Manchester Metropolis supervisor Pep Guardiola says FC Barcelona will wrestle to realize their aim of signing Bernardo Silva.
Silva has been linked with Barca for the final two seasons and the La Liga giants have made no secret of their curiosity in his providers.
The 27-year-old briefly fell out of favour underneath Guardiola final season however made a barnstorming return to the first-team this season, incomes a nomination for the PFA Gamers’ Participant of the 12 months for his stellar performances.
He admitted to being homesick final season and annoyed by the dearth of standard game-time however is reportedly a lot happier today because the lifting of Covid-19 journey restrictions have allowed to be nearer to his household. In the meantime, he acquired engaged to his long-term girlfriend final week.
And Guardiola stated merely about Barca’s possibilities of signing Silva: “They may have a tough time.”
Along with his feedback on the Portuguese star, Manchester Metropolis supervisor Pep Guardiola backs Barcelona to get again to being a high membership difficult for the large trophies once more in ‘a 12 months or two’.
Lately, Barcelona have struggled financially however because the appointment of latest coach and membership legend Xavi Hernandez issues have improved considerably and so they have been in a position to end the La Liga marketing campaign in second spot on the log, an enormous 13 factors behind champions Actual Madrid.
In an interview, Guardiola says Xavi goes a good job on the Catalans and that if followers are affected person Barca’s glory days can be again very quickly.
“It is at all times powerful when you possibly can’t do massive issues however you need to be calm,” Guardiola stated. “There are moments in historical past when you need to settle for that the scenario is what it’s. Generally, assuming a decrease profile can assist you to develop sooner.
“The financial scenario is what it’s. I am not speaking concerning the high quality of the coaches, managers or gamers. The notion I’ve is that they’re all good, however typically, you simply must be calm. It is going to take a 12 months or two and it will not be simple with out having the ability to make nice signings.
“Now the scenario is what it’s, they’ve to just accept who they’re and simply attempt to win the following sport and the following. However you need to settle for that the scenario is what it’s.
“It is not what you need and it will damage, however success will find yourself coming.”
Guardiola added that due to all of the youth of their squad Barcelona’s future seemed very promising.
“[Gavi] is incredible, similar to Ansu [Fati] or Pedri,” he continued.
“They present that there’s a vibrant future and a few actually good work in La Masia.”