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Spanish club in contact with David Silva over future move

Spanish side Las Palmas have initiated talks with Manchester City midfielder David Silva after knowing of his ambition of playing for the club in the future.

The 31-year-old has been a great servant for the Citizens over the years, but he plans to return to La Liga for the latter stages of his career, preferably with Las Palmas in his native Gran Canaria.

“My ultimate ambition to play for Las Palmas. People say I should go to Real Madrid or Barcelona, but my team is Las Palmas," Silva said in an interview.

According to El Gol Digital, the Spans club have made initial contact with the player's representative with a view to signing him at the expiry of his Citizens contract. Silva is currently contracted to the Mancunian giants until the summer of 2019 but there is every possibility that he could prolong his stay, should he remain an integral part of the first-team squad.

Summer signing Bernardo Silva is likely to be groomed as a long-term successor to the Spain international, and this could encourage City to part ways with Silva in two years' time. As things stand, Silva remains critical towards the Citizens' style of play, and he continues to deliver under Pep Guardiola on a regular basis, though with a different hair style.

Manchester City have spent heavily on five players during the course of the summer transfer window with the defence in particular given more importance with the likes of Kyle Walker, Danilo and Benjamin Mendy brought in to the squad.

The Citizens have accumulated seven points from their opening three games of the new league season, and they still stand two points adrift of cross-city rivals Manchester United, who have demonstrated their title credentials with a 100 percent record. Guardiola went trophyless for the first time in his managerial career last term, and he would want to avoid a similar instance this campaign.

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