Bernardo (footballer, born 1995)

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Bernardo
Testspiel FC Red Bull Salzburg gegen FK Mlada Boleslav 18.JPG
Bernardo playing for Red Bull Salzburg in January 2016
Personal information
Full name Bernardo Fernandes da Silva Junior[1]
Date of birth (1995-05-14) 14 May 1995 (age 25)[2]
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil[2]
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)[2]
Playing position(s) Full-back, Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Brighton & Hove Albion
Number 30
Youth career
Audax São Paulo
2013–2014 Red Bull Brasil
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2015 Red Bull Brasil 3 (0)
2015Ponte Preta (loan) 0 (0)
2016 Liefering 1 (0)
2016 Red Bull Salzburg 16 (1)
2016–2018 RB Leipzig 40 (1)
2018– Brighton & Hove Albion 34 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 July 2020 (UTC)

Bernardo Fernandes da Silva Junior (born 14 May 1995), known simply as Bernardo, is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Premier League club Brighton & Hove Albion.[3] As well as playing in midfield, he can also play as a defender. He is the son of former footballer Bernardo Fernandes da Silva. He is an Adidas sponsored athlete.

Club career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Bernardo started his career at Audax São Paulo, before moving to Red Bull Brasil, the Brazilian Red Bull GmbH football team, in 2012. He made three appearances for the Red Bulls in the 2014 edition of the Campeonato Paulista Série A2, before being sent out on loan to Ponte Preta. He failed to make a single appearance for the Macaca, being selected three times for the bench, before being sent back to the Red Bulls.

In his final season with the Red Bulls, he made three appearances in the 2015 Campeonato Brasileiro Série D.

RB Leipzig[edit]

Bernardo joined Red Bull Salzburg on 1 January 2016 from Red Bull Brasil.[4] He made his Red Bull's debut on 7 February 2016 in the 2–1 Bundesliga victory over Admira. Bernardo was sent off in only his third Bundesliga game, against Rheindorf Altach for a second bookable offence.[5]

Bernardo joined RB Leipzig on 28 August 2016 for a reported fee of £3.4m.[6]

Bernardo made 32 appearances for Leipzig in his first season including playing in all 6 Champions League games.

In his second season, he played 27 games for Leipzig and was a key part of their success. This gained attention from the Premier League.

Brighton & Hove Albion[edit]

On 5 July 2018, Bernardo joined Brighton & Hove Albion from Leipzig for £9 million. Bernardo made his debut for the Sussex club on 11 August in a 2–0 away loss to Watford. He made a total of 22 Premier League appearances in his first season with Brighton, 4 of which being man of the match performances. In his first season at Brighton he also made 4 FA Cup match appearances, with Brighton getting to the semi final and 1 League Cup appearance.

Bernardo was linked with several high profile moves in the summer of 2019 however he remained at Brighton for the 2019–20 season.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 4 July 2020[7]
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Red Bull Brasil 2014 0 0 3[a] 0 3 0
2015 Série D 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Total 3 0 0 0 3 0 6 0
Ponte Preta (loan) 2015 Série A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Liefering 2015–16 Erste Liga 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Red Bull Salzburg 2015–16 Austrian Bundesliga 13 0 3[b] 0 0 0 16 0
2016–17 3 1 1[b] 0 6[c] 1 0 0 10 2
Total 16 1 4 0 6 1 0 0 26 2
RB Leipzig 2016–17 Bundesliga 22 0 0 0 0 0 22 0
2017–18 18 1 1[d] 0 8[e] 0 0 0 27 1
Total 40 1 1 0 8 0 0 0 49 1
Brighton & Hove Albion 2018–19 Premier League 22 0 4[f] 0 1[g] 0 27 0
2019–20 12 0 1[f] 0 1[h] 0 14 0
Total 34 0 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 41 0
Career total 94 2 10 0 2 0 14 1 3 0 123 3
  1. ^ Appearances in the Paulista A2
  2. ^ a b Appearances in the Austrian Cup
  3. ^ Appearances in the UEFA Champions League
  4. ^ Appearances in the DFB-Pokal
  5. ^ Three appearances in the UEFA Champions League, five in the UEFA Europa League
  6. ^ a b Appearances in the FA Cup
  7. ^ Appearance in EFL Cup
  8. ^ Appearance in EFL Cup

Honours[edit]

Red Bull Salzburg

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2018/19 Premier League squads confirmed". Premier League. 3 September 2018. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "Bernardo Fernandes da Silva Junior". Brighton and Hove Albion F.C. Retrieved 9 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Bernardo". Red Bull Leipzig (in German). Retrieved 7 May 2017.
  4. ^ "Brasilianischer Spieler Bernardo Neu in Salzburg". Red Bull Salzburg (in German). 15 December 2015. Retrieved 7 May 2017.
  5. ^ "Win in First Home Match of the Year". Red Bull Salzburg (in German). 20 February 2016. Retrieved 10 March 2016.
  6. ^ "Bernardo: Von Salzburg nach Leipzig" [Bernardo: From Salzburg to Leipzig] (in German). Retrieved 30 August 2016.
  7. ^ Bernardo at Soccerway. Retrieved 5 June 2017.

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