Leicester City midfielder Adrien Silva's father has accused manager Claude Puel of treating him unfairly, blaming the Frenchman for unfairly 'picking on his son'.
Silva has had a difficult start to life at the east Midlands club since his move to Leicester from Lisbon outfit Sporting. The midfielder was registered too late in August 2017 to officially join the club and subsequently signed with the Premier League outfit in January 2018,
The Portuguese European champion has started just once for the Foxes this season and due to increasing frustration over a lack of game time, his father Manuel has admitted that Adrien could be departing the club on loan, following 'ill-treatment' by club manager Puel, who is
As claimed by reports in Portugal from A Bola, via Sport Witness, Silva's father said: "
"The coach now says he counts on him, but lets him go and train with the Under-23s several times. Adrien respects the club and the orders that are given, but it’s time to clarify this situation.
"If they do not bet on him so loan him out, because he has proposals from some European clubs, among them French, which seems to be annoying Claude Puel. It is unfortunate what is happening, we are talking about a European champion and that if you do not play at your club you shouldn't also be able to represent Portugal."