Bernardo’s back after wonder goal
tomorrow’s game against Scotland. The midfielder, who signed for the Blues for a reported £43m in 2017, is set to return to City ahead of the Blues’ Premier League game against Burnley on October 20.
Pep Guardiola’s side sit top of the table, ahead of Liverpool and Chelsea on goal difference.
City had the chance to put Bernardo Silva some daylight between themselves and Jurgen Klopp’s side at Anfield last Sunday, but an 85th-minute penalty miss ensured a share of the spoils.
The Blues face a hectic schedule after the international break, with the visit of Burnley preceding trips to Shakhtar Donetsk and Tottenham before the end of the month. BERNARDO Silva is set for an early return from international duty, according to reports in Portugal.
The talisman scored a wonderful goal in Portugal’s 3-2 win over Poland in the UEFA Nations League on Thursday night and is now reportedly poised for a return to the Blues – although it is understood he hasn’t picked up an injury.
The strike, that turned out to be the winner, saw the 24-year-old cut in from the right flank and feint his way past several Poland defenders before taking aim with a pinpoint effort from the edge of the box. And now Bernardo will not take part in Portugal’s preparation for