Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes helped advise Adrien Silva on his exit from Leicester in the summertime switch window.
Silva solely joined The Foxes two years in the past however left to hitch Sampdoria on a everlasting deal this summer season after two mortgage spells away with AS Monaco.
Hopes had been excessive for Silva when he joined from Sporting Lisbon in 2018 however he by no means managed to determine himself as a key participant on the King Energy Stadium.
Silva performed alongside compatriot Fernandes throughout his time in Portugal however did not have the identical affect on the Premier League as his shut pal has since shifting to Outdated Trafford in January.
With the intention to revitalise his profession Silva looked for a transfer in the summertime and he has revealed how former Sampdoria midfielder Fernandes helped persuade him to make the swap to Serie A.
“I talked to Bruno Fernandes when the provide from Sampdoria arrived and I requested him some questions, crucial facets in relation to making such a call, and he solely mentioned good issues to me, he helped me so much in making this selection,” Silva instructed TuttoMercatoWeb.
“I selected Sampdoria as a result of it’s a membership with a terrific historical past. Made up of nice gamers who’ve handed by means of right here, but in addition for the curiosity that the membership and the coach have proven in me. It was crucial for me. Seeing this need to have me was decisive. Seeing so many efforts to get me made me really feel necessary.”