Flamengo or Palmeiras? Manchester City midfielder declares fans for Libertadores final

By Gabriel Jesus and Abel Ferreira, the Portuguese Bernardo Silva declared his support for Palmeiras in the final of Conmebol Libertadores


palm trees and Flamengo dispute, next Saturday (27), at 5 pm (GMT), with broadcast of the FOX Sports and for ESPN on Star+, the end of the Libertadores Conmebol. And even European football stars will be eyeing the duel.

half of Manchester City, the Portuguese Bernardo Silva spoke, in an interview with the channel TNT Sports about the decision that will take place at the Centenário stadium, in Montevideo.

Asked who would support the decision between the two Brazilian teams, Bernardo used comrade Gabriel Jesus and compatriot Abel Ferreira to declare that he prefers Alviverde.

“The coach of Palmeiras is Portuguese, Abel, I know him and I wish him the best of luck. Gabriel is also from Palmeiras, so I’m more inclined to root for Palmeiras,” he said.

Gabriel Jesus also declared his support for Palmeiras, the club that revealed him to professional football and where he was champion of brazilian in 2016, before leaving for the English team.

“I’m from Palmeira, everyone knows. I have a lot of affection for the club. I’m very professional, but everyone knows the gratitude I have for the club, for my trajectory from the base to becoming a professional, and then for the two years I was in the professional.

“They helped me a lot and I was able to help the club. I have a lot of gratitude and I will always follow and cheer, regardless of my professionalism.“stated the shirt 9.