Bernardo Silva told he can leave Manchester City by Pep Guardiola - but not until the summer

Manchester City midfielder Bernardo Silva celebrates
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Bernardo Silva has been told he can leave Manchester City in 2023, but will have to wait until the summer to get a move.

That is according to various media outlets, who report that the Manchester City playmaker will now be staying at the Etihad til the end of the season. It had earlier been rumoured that the Portugal international would be allowed to leave in January – a story which had set a number of Europe's elite clubs on high alert.

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Ed McCambridge
Staff Writer

Ed is a staff writer at FourFourTwo, working across the magazine and website. A German speaker, he’s been working as a football reporter in Berlin since 2015, predominantly covering the Bundesliga and Germany's national team. Favourite FFT features include an exclusive interview with Jude Bellingham following the youngster’s move to Borussia Dortmund in 2020, a history of the Berlin Derby since the fall of the Wall and a celebration of Kevin Keegan’s playing career.