19-goal striker says he’s conscious of Man United and Wolves switch hypothesis
Eintracht Frankfurt striker Andre Silva has stated that he’s conscious of the hypothesis linking him with the likes of Manchester United and Wolverhampton Wanderers.
The Portuguese joined Frankfurt on a everlasting deal from AC Milan final summer season following a season-long mortgage with the Bundesliga outfit.
The 25-year-old bagged 12 targets and 4 assists from 25 league video games final season.
He has made a drastic enchancment this time period with 19 targets and three assists from simply 21 matches.
Owing to this, he had grabbed the eye of a few of Europe’s elite golf equipment and United are one among them, who’ve been commonly linked with him.
In the meantime, Wolves have additionally been credited with an curiosity, given the presence of a number of top-class Portuguese gamers inside the membership’s ranks.
In an interview with O Jogo, Silva stated that he’s conscious of the rumours and that gives him the motivation to work more durable on the taking part in subject.
He stated: “I’ve heard rumours, however that’s it. Rumours are rumours. On the finish of this season, it’s one thing that offers me extra motivation to work, it’s an indication that what I’ve achieved has borne fruit and the trail has been good.”
It has been reported that Silva could possibly be accessible for round €30m this summer season and the Portuguese believes he’s value greater than that.
“Round €105 million? I’m kidding. I feel I heard €30m and one thing someplace. Once we promote our merchandise, we at all times enhance the worth a bit bit,” He added.
Silva has had a formidable season with Frankfurt and he’s behind solely Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski for essentially the most targets scored throughout Europe’s top-five leagues.
He has been massively influential within the membership’s quest for Champions League soccer and they’re at present fourth with a three-point lead over Borussia Dortmund.
Ought to they miss out on the competitors, they might be tempted to money in on Silva and each United and Wolves could also be considering him.
Edinson Cavani and Anthony Martial have shared the striker duties for United for a lot of the season and the previous was not too long ago the popular alternative earlier than his harm.
The 34-year-old has netted thrice in his earlier six league video games, however he could solely be a short-term answer for the Mancunian giants.
Therefore, they require a real scoring striker, who can lead the road for the following decade, and Silva could possibly be a perfect match whereas he could also be acquired for an affordable value.
Elsewhere, Wolves might want one other striker regardless of touchdown Willian Jose from Actual Sociedad within the final switch window (on mortgage with the choice to purchase).
Within the harm absence of Raul Jimenez, they’ve struggled to discover a common goalscorer up entrance. Jose has but to search out the again of the online in eight appearances.
Jimenez ought to return earlier than the tip of the marketing campaign, however the membership want one other striker who can contribute targets persistently and probably begin alongside the Mexican as effectively.
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