Portuguese giants Benfica have been offered the chance to sign AC Milan striker Andre Silva, it is claimed.
The former Porto star has seemingly been deemed surplus to requirements at the club as a wide range of outlets have linked him with a Milan exit this summer.
Since then, links have mainly been with clubs on the Iberian peninsula, as La Gazzetta Dello Sport (via PianetaMilan) first reported that Sporting CP are interested in Silva.
Milan-based Portuguese journalist Claudia Garcia has offered an update via her official Twitter account by stating that Silva has now been offered to Sporting’s rivals Benfica.
However, Benfica are instead prioritising the signing of a centre-back before the transfer window shuts, meaning a deal for Silva is ‘very difficult’, Garcia adds.
#AndreSilva foi proposto ao #Benfica, mas não é a prioridade do clube. #AndreSilva è stato proposto al #Benfica, ma non è la priorità del club un’altro centroavante. Transferimento del giocatore è molto difficile. #Milan
— Claudia Garcia (@claubgarcia) August 29, 2019
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