Barcelona make official offer for Andre Silva

Despite AC Milan’s troublesome start of the season, Andre Silva has demonstrated to be one of the most promising talents in the game.

Andre Silva was one of the most expensive signings of last summer’s mercato for AC Milan, but so far he has not been able to show his full potential due to his discontinuous use. The 22 year old rossoneri striker has done very well in Europa League, managing to score 8 goals in the competition, but in Serie A he has yet to find the back of the net. In the Italian league he has received only a few chances so far and this inevitably has affected his goal scoring records. Arriving from Porto, the Portuguese ace needs to play with in continuity in order to adapt well to a very different league. However, there seem to be little doubt about his talent. Andre Silva is definitely a future star.

From the latest mercato news reported from Il Corriere dello Sport, confirmations emerge about the recent rumors that Barcelona is following Andre Silva with great interest. The Italian paper reports of a concrete offer that the Blaugrana have made to the rossoneri club. A figure of over 38 million euros spent to purchase him from Porto in the summer: about 45 million plus bonuses.

However, Marco Fassone and Massimiliano Mirabelli do not seem willing to negotiate the sale of Andre Silva. The club has great confidence in its number 9, a talent that will soon blossom because the qualities are not lacking. AC Milan have a lot of confidence on the Portuguese and therefore a possible transfer already in January should be excluded, despite the courtship of an important club like Barcelona. The Catalan club is in search of a replacement for Luis Suarez, since Paco Alcacer has failed to convince. But for now the young Rossonero will remain only a mercato desire.

Andre Silva
Andre Silva

In the meantime, Andre Silva will start in the Europa League match Rijeka vs AC Milan this evening. He will partner with Patrick Cutrone, as has already happened on many other occasions this season. The last time was at San Siro with Austria Wien, when both scored a double in the final 5-1 that secured qualification to the next stage for the Rossoneri as head of group D.

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