Bernardo Silva has received 90min‘s newest Welcome to World Class ballot, trouncing Manchester Metropolis teammate Phil Foden to take his place as one of many planet’s 5 finest attacking midfielders.
The Portugal worldwide has lengthy been held in excessive regard for his performances with the Residents over the previous 4 years, and has roared again from a summer time of switch hypothesis to hit some stellar kind all through the 2021/22 season to date.
Silva has already scored seven Premier League objectives this time period – 5 greater than his total tally from the final marketing campaign – and the vote put to 90min followers was extremely one-sided.
Whereas Foden has loved a superb 2021, Silva earned a convincing 80.1% of the vote to fit in alongside Neymar, Bruno Fernandes, Thomas Muller and Kevin De Bruyne within the rankings of the highest 5 attacking midfielders on the planet.
Having been linked with the likes of Atletico Madrid and AC Milan, Silva started handing over distinctive performances and has helped Metropolis attain the highest of the Premier League forward of fellow title contenders Chelsea and Liverpool.
He was notably spectacular within the 2-0 victory over Manchester United and the 2-1 win over Paris Saint-Germain within the Champions League, whereas he additionally scored twice in a current fixture at Watford.
Silva was featured on the shortlist for proper forwards within the first version of #W2WC, although he missed out on the ultimate high 5 lower.
He joins fellow City stars Ederson, Ruben Dias, Rodri and Ilkay Gundogan in being confirmed as world class footballers, whereas a lot of his colleagues might be featured within the upcoming lists over the subsequent week or so.