Bernardo reflects on 2021 success ahead of Brentford clash

In the build-up to Manchester City’s final match of 2021, Bernardo Silva has reflected on our accomplishments across the year and what he hopes we can still achieve moving forward.

Pep Guardiola’s men face Brentford on Wednesday 29 December, with kick-off scheduled for 20:15 (UK).

City go into the tie as Premier League leaders and are aiming to secure a tenth successive victory in the competition to end 2021 on a high.

Ahead of the game, Bernardo has shared how he feels the season has gone so far but insists there is still a lot of work to do, starting with three points at the Brentford Community Stadium.


“We’re happy with our form and the last few games, we’re top of the league but it’s just the beginning,” he said.

“There have been plenty of years in December or January where we were been behind first place but finished as champions.

“(There is still) a lot of work to do but of course it’s better to be in our position than second or third, so we’re very happy.”

Hear Bernardo’s interview in full via the video above…

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