Ronaldo urges Real Madrid to sign Arsenal target
La Liga By: Ambrose Udeme | 15/03/2017
Real Madrid super star Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly urged Real Madrid to sign his international team-mate and Arsenal target Andre Silva.Arsenal are reportedly interested in a move for the Porto striker as they prepare to lose star player Alexis Sanchez in the summer transfer window.Silva has shone for Porto this season and already has 15 league goals. Portuguese paper A Bola say Ronaldo has put in a good word with Bernabeu's hierachy.
At just 21-years-old, Silva still has a lot of developing to do but could be the perfect antidote to Real's ageing forward line.
Since breaking into the international team he has scored four goals in World Cup qualifying, including a hat-trick against Faroe Islands. It seems that CR7 has seen enough to consider that he has the ability to play at the Santiago Bernabeu in the future. What is true is that with the dip in performance from the BBC this season and the lack of games forcing some squad players to look elsewhere, there may be business at Madrid this summer. Porto have reportedly slapped a 60 million euro price tag on Silva, with interest from English and Italian clubs also reported.