Silva Sparks Man City Concerns While Haaland Opens International Break with Injury

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Manchester City's Bernardo Silva has sparked concern among fans by hinting at his desire to finish his career elsewhere. Silva, a key player for the club since joining from Monaco in 2017, expressed his ambition to eventually return to his roots at Benfica, where his professional journey began. His contract with Manchester City runs until 2026.

Addressing speculation about a potential return to Benfica, Silva acknowledged the persistent questioning, stating, "People seem to be weary of this question. It's been a topic for a while." He emphasized his certainty about eventually returning but admitted uncertainty regarding the timing, whether it would be in two, three years, or sooner, possibly under current Benfica coach Roger Schmidt.

Silva's tenure with Benfica was brief, featuring in just three matches before his move to Monaco, where he spent three seasons, claiming the French League title and reaching the Champions League semi-finals in his final season.


In a separate development, Manchester City striker Erling Haaland sustained an injury during training with the Norwegian national team ahead of their friendly against the Czech Republic on March 22. A video circulating on social media showed Haaland experiencing discomfort in his leg, prompting him to leave the session with a noticeable limp.

The extent of the injury has yet to be disclosed by the Norwegian team. Haaland currently ranks among the top scorers in the Premier League this season with 18 goals, trailing behind Aston Villa's Ollie Watkins by two goals.