CITY FIND REPLACEMENT FOR DAVID SILVA

Premier League title favourites Manchester City bid farewell to David Silva last summer after a decade at the club. David Silva had to leave Manchester City at the end of his contract and went on to sign for Real Sociedad in the Spanish top flight.

A lot of Premier League followers wondered if the departure of David Silva would leave a big gap in the Manchester City team. In addition to his quality as a playmaker, David Silva was also the Manchester City skipper. When he left the club last summer, Manchester City turned to his assistant, Brazilian international Fernandinho. The Brazilian has taken over from David Silva as a Manchester City captain.

HOW GUNDOGAN HAS FILLED SILVA VOID

Manchester City midfielder IlkayGundogan is the unlikely player leading the Premier League title charge for the Citizens in their quest to make it three league titles in four seasons under Pep Guardiola who's regarded by many as the best manager in the round leather game.


IlkayGundogan has been able to fill the void left by David Silva at Manchester City.David Silva spent a decade at Manchester City following his transfer from Spanish La Liga side Valencia and he was a key player at the Etihad Stadium until his exit last summer. David Silva left Manchester City at the end of his contract at the club and he went on to sign for Spanish team Real Sociedad on a free transfer.

DAVID SILVA SHOWING GLIMPSES OF WHAT GUARDIOLA IS MISSING AT SOCIEDAD

Form is temporary, class is permanent, so they say. This is the same for David Silva, who left English club Manchester City to join Spanish La Liga side Real Sociedad and has since been outstanding in Spain, with a couple of mind-blowing performances for the Basque club. This comes at a period when his former club are lacking enough creativity in their team which they need to score as many goals as they have been feared for scoring in the past.


The lack of creativity in the City team will have surely forced some of the club's fans to take a sneak peek into just how Silva is faring in Spain, and they will be left biting their nails given how much they will have been missing his magical touch he was best known for during his time in the Premier League.

SILVA TO MISS BASQUE DERBY

Real Sociedad playmaker David Silva has been ruled out of the Basque Derby clash with Athletic Bilbao billed for the San Mames on Thursday. Real Sociedad would be the guests of Athletic Bilbao in a week 16 match in the Spanish La Liga and David Silva won't be part of their squad as he continues to battle with muscle problems. Spanish newspaper Marca revealed that David Silva won't be back in action for Real Sociedad until after ten days thus ruling him out of the Basque Derby as pointed out earlier.

Apart from the Athletic Bilbao game, David Silva could also sit out the league games against Osasuna and Sevilla asReal Sociedadtry to maintain their spot in the top four places of the Spanish La Liga. Real Sociedadare the third best team in the league this season and that's more than enough to take the team back into the Champions League since the top four slots will guarantee a place in Europe's premier club competition.

SILVA DOUBTFUL FOR NAPOLI CLASH

Real Sociedad midfielder David Silva is a doubt for the Europa League meeting with Italian team Napoli on Thursday night after he picked up an injury shortly before the league game at the weekend. Real Sociedad would be guests of Napoli at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium in Naples tomorrow and they could be without David Silva for the game.

David Silva was at Premier League team David Silva for over a decade before he left the club earlier this summer when his contract expired. He signed for Basque club Real Sociedad on a free transfer shortly after his Manchester City exit. He has scored one goal plus two assists in nine matches in the Spanish La Liga. David Silva was on course to make his tenth league appearance of the season at the home of Alaves on Sunday evening. He was named in the starting XI for the game but the Ex-Spanish international was unable to play due to a thigh discomfort.

SILVA'S MAGIC IS TRANSFORMING REAL SOCIEDAD

The veteran midfielder is influencing games now and has turned Real Sociedad into La Liga contenders. The Spanish needed a chance to settle at his new club, but he could be the main person in the Spanish football fairytale.


Real Sociedad is a title candidate this current campaign, and a significant reason for that is the coming of the player who is now a Manchester City legend. The Spanish impact on his new side has been gradual. He was affected by coronavirus after testing positive when he newly arrived at San Sebastian. Also, his team-mates needed time to get acquainted with playing with him. He collected last season Martin Odegaard's shirt number 21, but his movements were distinct, and the squad had to adjust.

Leroy Sane could be a great signing, says former Bayern president

Leroy Sane has been linked with a move to Bayern Munich for a long time. Bayern Munich president Herbert Hainer has stated that every club would like to have Sane in their team making clear of their interest in signing the Manchester City player. Hainer has said him to be an interesting personality because of his performance in the field and with his current status, as he is a marketable player.


He has been close on signing a deal with Bayern in August but he suffered an injury during the clash between Liverpool in the Community Shield which led him to lose the chance. Even though he has misseda lot of games during the time of injury Bayern’s interest towards him has not lessened.

Manchester City should improve themselves before Champions League, says Gundogan

Manchester City player Ilkay Gundogan has said that Arsenal wanted to reach the finals more than City. The Gunners booked their way to the finals by defeating City 2-0 in the semifinals. They were exceptional in the midfield. Pierre Aubameyang scored the first goal with the pass from Nicolas Pepe on the 19th minute of the game.

Manchester City Needs To Improve Says Bernardo Silva

Manchester City player Bernardo Silva has said that the team couldn’t afford to lose points in the away matches regularly if they are planning to chase the Premier League title in the next season. With the win against Liverpool on Etihad Stadium, it seemed like the former champions were back on form but this has ended with the loss against Southampton for 1-0. This was their third consecutive loss in an away match and this season seems like it would be the worst in the career of Pep Guardiola as a manager.

Paul Scholes believes Manchester United have found their own David Silva

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has said that the Red Devils have found their own David Silva in the form of Bruno Fernandes. The Portugal international was heavily linked with a move to the Red Devils in the January transfer window and he eventually made the switch to Old Trafford before the deadline approached.

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