The midfielder played alongside Ederson in the Benfica youth teams.
"If it is confirmed that Ederson goes to Manchester City I'll be very happy, because I know him very well," Silva said.
"I had the pleasure of sharing some moments at Benfica's youth teams, although he is a year older than me. He is a great goalkeeper and if I can play with him in the next season I will be very happy."
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