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Bernardo Silva set for new double-your-money Man City contract

Manchester City are ready to hand Bernardo Silva a new, long-term contract.

The Sun says City aim to hand Bernardo a new six-year deal and fend off La Liga's top dogs.

The Portugal midfielder has already given a strong hint to City insiders he wants to commit his peak years to the Etihad.

Bernardo, 24, is attracting interest from Real Madrid in particular after a sparkling season.

City chief Pep Guardiola has admitted Bernardo - seen by many as the natural successor to David Silva, 33 — is one of the key figures in his long-term plans.

Now the club's money men plan to prove it by opening talks over an extended deal and hefty pay hike.

Bernardo, who joined from Monaco for £43million in 2017, currently picks up around £100,000 a week but will be offered almost double that to tie him down.

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