Bernardo Silva admits he could return to Benfica after City's UCL ban

Bernardo Silva admits he could return to Benfica after City's UCL ban

- Bernardo Silva could be facing the exit doors at Manchester City this summer

- The Portugal international had made it clear that he left his country too soon

- Silva played for Benfica before making a move to Monaco from where he joined Man City

Manchester City star Bernardo Silva has stated that he left Portuguese side Benfica too early and could be making a return to his native country later in his career.

In 2014, Bernardo Silva only played three games for Benfica in topflight before making a move to join French side Monaco where he spent three seasons.

Silva then joined the Citizens in the summer of 2017 and the Portugal international has won two Premier League titles at the Etihad under Pep Guardiola.

He has also won two League Cups and FA since he joined Manchester City.

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But despite all the successes recorded so far at the Etihad stadium since he got to the Etihad stadium, Bernardo Silva seems to be missing life in Portugal going by his admission.

''I have this emptiness of having left a little early which I have already said many times in which I think I will go back.

''If they want me there, I will go back,''. the 25-year-old explained.

Already this term, Bernardo Silva has played 34 games for the Citizens and has also scored seven goals and created seven assists for the Premier League champions.

Many Manchester City stars have been linked with a move away from the Etihad after the club's recent ban by UEFA from playing in Europe for two years.

The Citizens are also said to be preparing to appeal UEFA's decision over their ban.

Earlier, had reported how Jose Mourinho jokingly stated that Manchester United should be given the Premier League title for the 2017/18 season after Manchester City's two years ban in the Champions League.

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Jose Mourinho was reacting to Manchester City recent two years ban from showing in the Champions League.

The European Football governing body also fined Manchester City after they were found guilty of breaking their fair play rules.

During the 2017/18 season, Jose Mourinho was at Manchester United in which the Red Devils finished second position on the final Premier League standings with 81 points.

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