Bernardo Silva: 'Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi is a debate that's not debatable'

Bernardo Silva: 'Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi is a debate that's not debatable'

- Bernardo Silva has made a verdict on the Ronaldo versus Messi debate

- The 25-year-old said he is happy to be privileged to train with Ronaldo

- Silva is expected to be on parade when Man City takes on Arsenal

Bernardo Silva has weighed in on the Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi debate, saying it not a debatable issue and people should enjoy them.

The Man City star and Ronaldo both represent Portugal and they won Europe's first Nations League tournament together.

And Silva has been appreciative of the privilege of training alongside the Juventus star when they assemble for national team assignments.

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However, on who is the better player between his fellow countryman and Barcelona star Messi, Silva does not want to choose, instead, he suggested people should enjoy their craft on the pitch.

“It's a debate that's not debatable,” Silva told BBC Sports.

“I think we need to feel privileged to be able to watch them at the same time together.

“They are two of the best players ever - if not the two best players ever.”

City will return to action against Arsenal in the Premier League after a three-month break ad the 25-year-old is expected to be in action for Pep Guardiola's side.

Bernardo Silva: 'Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi is a debate that's not debatable'
Bernardo Silva: 'Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi is a debate that's not debatable'. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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The former Monaco star has settled with life in Manchester since his arrival from the French club and has won two Premier League titles, the FA Cup and the Carabao Cup.

“It was an amazing feeling. When we played Manchester City [with Monaco in the Champions League], the atmosphere was amazing.

“After the game I was talking to my team-mates and we were saying: ‘Wow, the atmosphere in England is really good. One day I'd like to play there.’

“At the end of the season when they contacted me and said they wanted to buy me; it was a pleasure to join the club.

“So far, I've been very happy at the club - so it was a great choice.

“I've been lucky to play for a team like Manchester City. It's a pleasure to be here with such amazing players and staff and be able to win so many trophies.”

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Cedric Soares is on the verge of leaving Premier League club Arsenal without playing a single game since he joined the Gunners, reports claim.

The 28-year-old joined Mikel Arteta's side during the January window from Southampton and his deal is set to expire on June 30, 2020.

According to Goal, the short-term extension has not been agreed due to the suspension of the English top-flight division.

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