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Atletico Madrid coach Simeone targets unwanted Man City star Bernardo

Spain's champions Atletico Madrid are on red alert over the potential availability of Manchester City ace Bernardo Silva.

It's emerged this week that City are willing to cash in on the Portugal playmaker as they seek to fund plans for a new centre-forward signing this summer.

France Football says the situation has sparked the interest of Atletico, where coach Diego Simeone is a big fan.

Now crowned LaLiga title winners, Atletico are preparing for a major Champions League tilt next season and Simeone can see Bernardo's addition as a boost to their ambitions.

Indeed, it's suggested Simeone has wanted to work with Bernardo since his days with AS Monaco.


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