Bernardo Silva would love to see Paris Saint-Germain superstar and his ‘friend’ Kylian Mbappe arrive at Manchester City.
The two played together at Monaco and since then, Mbappe has propelled himself to stardom for club and country.
The 21-year-old has won the Ligue 1 golden boot award for the past two seasons as well as firing France to World Cup glory in 2018.
When asked by L’Equipe to pick one player from the France squad to bring to the Etihad, Silva had no hesitation in choosing his former team-mate.
He said: ‘Kylian Mbappé. He was already a special player at Monaco when I was there, and he’s also a friend. If we could get him, it wouldn’t be bad, eh?’
After losing out to Liverpool in the title race last season, City are once again struggling for form at the start of the new campaign.
Pep Guardiola’s side have won just two of their opening five league games and are languishing down in 13th place in the table.
Silva couldn’t offer a reason as to why City’s season has started so poorly and admitted an immediate solution needs to be found.
‘I don’t really have a good explanation. We have to speak between us, with the manager, because if we want to win a title this season, we need to change something.
‘It’s not been a good season for us, and for me personally either. We’ve got a very complete squad, with a lot of world class players and competition.
‘On the right, I have Mahrez and Ferran Torres, or even Raheem Sterling. In the middle, I had David Silva, Gündogan and Kevin De Bruyne, but of course I needed to do better this season.’