Germany's preeminent footballing publication is currently confirming a report from Basque newspaper "El Diaro Vasco" concerning a loan deal that will send striker André Silva to Real Sociedad.
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After tearing a muscle bundle in mid-June, Silva has been unable to train with his current German team during this summer's training camp. The 53-times-capped Portuguese international should remain sidelined through mid-September. It's nevertheless still possible that a loan-deal would constitute a low-risk option for all parties involved. Unable to establish himself in Saxony, Silva's desire to move to a new club is well established.