Previous
Senegal U20
Colombia U20
1
1
FT
Game Details
Serbia U20
Mali U20
2
0
FT
Game Details
Peru
Mexico
ESPNNEWS, ESPN3 1:00 AM GMT Jun 4, 2015
Game Details
DC United
Chicago Fire
11:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Philadelphia Union
Columbus Crew
11:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Montreal Impact
Vancouver Whitecaps
12:00 AM GMT Jun 4, 2015
Game Details
Nigeria U20
North Korea U20
4:00 AM GMT Jun 4, 2015
Game Details
Honduras U20
Fiji U20
4:00 AM GMT Jun 4, 2015
Game Details
Next

Mourinho: Costa is happy

Chelsea
Read

Richards to take pay cut

Transfers
Read

Atletico Mineiro accept bid for Bernard

Brazil side Atletico Mineiro’s president has revealed the club have accepted a bid from Shakhtar Donetsk for the highly rated Bernard.

Bernard is keen to move to Porto.
Atletico Mineiro have accepted a bid from Shakhtar Donetsk for Bernard.

The 20-year-old Bernard has been rumoured to be heading to Europe for much of the summer with Arsenal, Liverpool, Tottenham, Porto and Shakhtar all said to be interested in the Brazil international.

But Atletico chief Alexandre Kalil said that, so far, only the Ukrainian club had made a concrete offer that matched the club’s asking price of €25 million.

However, speculation still exists that Portuguese champions Porto could be Bernard’s eventual destination.

"Things are very advanced, [Wednesday] will probably be his last game [for the club],"Kalil told reporters. "The team is Shakhtar. They offered the value we want. If Bernard wants, he will go.

"If he does not want to go to Ukraine, that's no problem. It's in his hands. I have talked with him. It's a private matter. If he does not want to go, we will not force him."

Bernard added to Lancenet: "I don't know if it will be best for me, I'm talking with my family.

"But nothing is certain yet. I had a meeting with the president and he told me what Shakhtar offered him and myself. It is between Porto and Shakhtar."

Bernard, who was selected in the Brazil side to face Switzerland, said he will go to the club which gives him the best hope of making Luiz Felipe Scolari’s World Cup squad, while hoping he will have one last shot of glory with Atletico.

"I want to resolve it quickly, if go or stay, because this story is already boring," he told reporters. "I want to stay [to compete in the Club World Cup], I made it clear I did not want to go before the end of the year.

"If I have the opportunity to sign and go after the Club World Cup that would be very important. I want to have the chance to win it for Atletico.

"I've been studying the possibilities and proposals that have been put forward to Atletico and to me. We are looking and talking, seeing what is best for us.

"I want to be at a club that gives me visibility. I said I want to be at the World Cup and my chances grow by being at a club with good visibility. I want to be playing, regardless of where it is, but I want to be happy."

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.