Bundesliga hitman sets own price tag at £91 million amid speculation Manchester United are seeking transfer deal
In-form Eintracht Frankfurt striker Andre Silva has named his own price amid speculation linking him with a move to the likes of Manchester United.
There are still a few months between now and the end of the season, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer knows that he needs to delve into that transfer kitty and add some more fire-power to the attack.
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Silva has been impressing over in the Bundesliga and his performances has meant that the likes of Arsenal, Manchester United and even Juventus have all been keeping a very close eye on his level of consistency.
And amid the speculation, Silva opened up on all the speculation, he has told O Jogo of the transfer talk he is generating: “I’ve heard rumours, but that is it. Rumours are rumours. At the end of this season, it’s something that gives me more motivation to work, it’s a sign that what I have accomplished has borne fruit and the path has been good.”
Transfer fees have started to drop across the board amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and it remains to be seen what Silva would cost on the open market., but asked to set his own price, the ex-Porto prodigy joked: “Around €105 million (£91m/$126m)?”
He added: “I’m kidding. I think I heard €30m (£26m/$36m) and something somewhere. When we sell our merchandise, we always increase the value a little bit.
“Things are as they are and, whatever happens around us, the most important thing is to look at me and what I can do.”