CRISTIANO RONALDO’S agent Jorge Mendes has been spotted meeting Barcelona chiefs at a restaurant in the city.
Mendes is the long-time representative of the Manchester United superstar, 37, as well as City midfielder Bernardo Silva.Mendes – agent of Ronaldo and Silva – met Barca chiefs at a restaurant on Thursday[/caption]
Gerard Romero shared footage of the pair separately entering a restaurant.
Ron’s hot shot agent Mendes is also spotted heading into the eatery.
The men are said to have chatted about a possible return of Nico Gonzalez – who is on loan at LaLiga rivals Valencia.
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But it is more than possible, Ronaldo and Silva were topics of conversation too.
CR7 starred for Real Madrid for nine years but may be considering a January switch to their biggest enemies.
Laporta already admitted the parties held discussions in the summer.
At the presentation of Franck Kessie, the Barca boss openly described his meeting with Mendes.
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He said: “I had dinner with Jorge Mendes and we talked about the market in general.
“Cristiano? I’m not going to talk about players we discussed at the meeting, but it’s always good to know how some names are on the market.”
Reports surfaced recently in Spain saying that the Catalan club were planning to relaunch a bid for Silva in January.
The LaLiga giants failed in an attempt to sign the Man City ace, 28, in the summer transfer window.
And talks may have already reignited in the restaurant meeting on Thursday.
Despite their financial woes, La Blaugrana managed to spend almost £150million on new recruits – bringing in Robert Lewandowski, Raphinha, Frank Kessie, Andrea Christensen, Jules Kounde, Marcos Alonso and Hector Bellerin.
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Barcelona managed to raise £700million by selling various digital assets, which makes any potential deal for Silva a possibility.
Although they are set to be plunged into an even deeper financial crisis as they stand on the brink of exiting the Champions League in the group stage.