Bernardo Silva, an offensive/attacking midfielder for Manchester City and Portuguese senior team is nearing a summer transfer to Barcelona.

Barcelona has been connected to Silva for some time, but the transfer has been delayed due to the Catalan club's financial situation.

Barcelona, though, has acted as another "economic lever" by negotiating a third loan secured by future earnings.

The loans, which were partially funded by the sale of the club's television rights, reportedly allowed the Blaugrana to raise some much-needed cash this summer, According to the Catalan publication Sport.

VARACITY NEWS, report claims that Barcelona are now eligible to sign Bernardo Silva even without sanctioning Frankie De Jong.

According to the source, Barcelona and Silva's team have no issues about personal terms.

Bernardo Silva has been a playmaker for Manchester city ever since joining from Monaco in 2017 while scoring 8 goals in 35 premier league appearance for Manchester City in the previous season.

Silva contributed a lot to Man City's Premier League championship triumph last year.