David Silva

Born: January 8, 1986 (age 32)

Height: 5'8" (173cm)
Weight: 10st 8lb (67kg)

Hometown: Arguineguín, Spain
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Position: Attacking-midfielder
Team: Manchester City (no. 21)
David Silva of Manchester City during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Watford at the Etihad Stadium on August 29, 2015
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Career History
Senior2006-2010Valencia
2010-Manchester City
International2006-Spain
Sports Mole has 1,334 articles about David Silva. Articles 1 to 40:
Raheem Sterling doth protest too much during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Shakhtar Donetsk on September 26, 2017
Report: Raheem Sterling in dark over new Manchester City deal
Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling, linked with a move to Real Madrid, has reportedly been left in the dark as to when he will be offered a contract extension.
Feb 23, 13:50
Mesut Ozil celebrates getting the opener during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Newcastle United on December 16, 2017
Combined XI: Arsenal vs. Manchester City
Ahead of Sunday's EFL Cup final between Arsenal and Manchester City, Sports Mole selects the strongest combined XI from both squads.
Feb 23, 13:49
Sergio Aguero in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on February 10, 2018
Team News: Sergio Aguero retains place in attack, David Silva returns
Sergio Aguero once again leads the Manchester City attack for tonight's FA Cup tie at Wigan Athletic, while Leroy Sane and David Silva are among those to return.
Feb 19, 18:59
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola at the Premier League match against West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Result: Manchester City put four past Basel in Switzerland
Manchester City place one foot in the quarter-finals of the Champions League courtesy of a 4-0 win over Basel in the first leg of their last-16 tie in Switzerland.
Feb 13, 21:37
Fabian Delph in action for Manchester City on November 5, 2017
Team News: Manchester City make two changes for Basel trip
Manchester City make two changes for their Champions League clash with Basel.
Feb 13, 18:39
Manchester City defender Nicolas Otamendi before the Champions League match against Napoli on October 17, 2017
Manchester City defender Nicolas Otamendi grateful for midweek break
Manchester City defender Nicolas Otamendi admits that he and his teammates were in need of a break last week ahead of their Premier League clash with Leicester City.
Feb 12, 17:00
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany warms up before his side's Premier League match against Everton at the Etihad Stadium on October 15, 2016
Pep Guardiola: 'Vincent Kompany will lift Premier League title'
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola confirms that captain Vincent Kompany will lift any trophies the team win this season, despite only playing a bit-part role.
Feb 12, 13:34
Leroy Sane in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur on December 16, 2017
Manchester City trio return to training ahead of Basel tie
Leroy Sane returns to training with Manchester City ahead of Tuesday's meeting with Basel in the Champions League, along with two other recent injury absentees.
Feb 12, 12:20
Raheem Sterling celebrates with Sergio Aguero after scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on February 10, 2018
Pep Guardiola hails 'consistent' Manchester City after returning to winning ways
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola admits that it was important his side returned to winning ways against Leicester City on Saturday evening.
Feb 10, 20:09
Gary Neville working for Sky Sports in January 2015
Pep Guardiola takes swipe at Gary Neville over Manchester City squad selection
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says that he intends to name a full complement of subs against Leicester City to please Manchester United legend Gary Neville.
Feb 9, 16:35
Gabriel Jesus is congratulated by teammates after scoring during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Manchester City on November 18, 2017
Preview: Manchester City vs. Leicester City - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Manchester City's meeting with Leicester City in the Premier League.
Feb 8, 16:30
Paul Pogba and Oriol Romeu in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Southampton on December 30, 2017
Ryan Giggs: 'Jose Mourinho must utilise Paul Pogba's qualities'
Ryan Giggs believes that a midfield three of Paul Pogba, Nemanja Matic and Ander Herrera is the best setup Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho can go with.
Feb 7, 16:45
John Stones watches on ahead of the Champions League game between Manchester City and Shakhtar Donetsk on September 26, 2017
Pep Guardiola: 'I rested John Stones due to knee problem'
Pep Guardiola confirms that John Stones was not utilised in Manchester City's 1-1 draw with Burnley on Saturday due to a knee problem.
Feb 4, 12:35
Gary Neville working for Sky Sports in January 2015
Gary Neville slams Pep Guardiola
Gary Neville slams Pep Guardiola's 'joke decision' to only name six substitutes for Manchester City's Premier League clash with Burnley.
Feb 3, 13:12
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola at the Premier League match against West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola explains reason for naming six substitutes
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola reveals that he only named six substitutes for the Premier League encounter with Burnley due to a reserve team fixture.
Feb 3, 12:01
Aymeric Laporte in action for his new side during the Premier League game between Manchester City and West Bromwich Albion on January 31, 2018
Team News: Manchester City name six substitutes for Burnley game
January signing Aymeric Laporte is only on the Manchester City bench for the Premier League fixture at Burnley as Pep Guardiola names just six substitutes.
Feb 3, 11:33
Isco in action for Real Madrid on September 18, 2016
Report: Manchester City interested in Real Madrid midfielder Isco
Manchester City are reportedly planning to entice Real Madrid star Isco to the Etihad with an £87.5m bid plus Bernardo Silva in exchange for the Spaniard's services.
Feb 1, 21:57
Kevin De Bruyne celebrates opening the scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Arsenal on November 5, 2017
Preview: Burnley vs. Manchester City - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Manchester City's trip to Turf Moor to face Burnley in the Premier League.
Feb 1, 16:20
Manchester City attacker Bernardo Silva in action during his side's Premier League clash with Everton on August 21, 2017
Bernardo Silva: 'Manchester City deserve better protection'
Midfielder Bernardo Silva claims that Manchester City are not receiving enough protection from referees after West Bromwich Albion kept 11 men on the pitch on Wednesday.
Feb 1, 14:39
Jay Rodriguez equalises during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester City on October 28, 2017
Preview: Manchester City vs. West Bromwich Albion - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Manchester City's Premier League clash with West Bromwich Albion.
Jan 30, 14:10
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola at the Premier League match against West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Team News: Pep Guardiola makes four changes for Cardiff City clash
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola makes four changes to his side as the club face Cardiff City in the FA Cup.
Jan 28, 15:05
David Silva in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Manchester City on December 10, 2017
Pep Guardiola hails "special" Manchester City ace David Silva
Pep Guardiola talks up the quality of Manchester City's David Silva and says that starting the midfielder is a no-brainer if he is available for selection.
Jan 27, 13:25
Raheem Sterling celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Watford on January 2, 2018
Raheem Sterling set for £275k-a-week deal?
Manchester City are reportedly preparing to offer Raheem Sterling a new five-year deal worth £275,000 a week.
Jan 24, 09:52
Sergio Aguero celebrates with Bernardo Silva after scoring during the EFL Cup game between Bristol City and Manchester City on January 23, 2018
Result: Manchester City keep quadruple hopes alive by reaching EFL Cup final
Manchester City survive a late scare at Ashton Gate to beat Bristol City 3-2 on the night and 5-3 on aggregate, sealing their place in the final of the EFL Cup.
Jan 23, 21:45
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola at the Premier League match against West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Preview: Manchester City vs. Newcastle United – prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides the team news, lineups and a full prediction of Saturday's Premier League clash between Manchester City and Newcastle United.
Jan 18, 15:33
Roberto Firmino battles with Sergio Aguero during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Liverpool on September 9, 2017
Combined XI: Liverpool vs. Manchester City
In the buildup to Liverpool's Premier League showdown with Manchester City, Sports Mole selects a strongest combined XI from both squads.
Jan 12, 13:22
Sergio Aguero in action during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Manchester City on December 27, 2017
Team News: Pep Guardiola leaves out Sergio Aguero for semi-final first leg
Sergio Aguero is left out of Manchester City's starting lineup to face Bristol City, as Pep Guardiola makes four changes for the EFL Cup semi-final first leg.
Jan 9, 18:48
David Silva in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Manchester City on December 10, 2017
David Silva to return to Spain
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola confirms that David Silva will return to Spain to be with his premature son, making him a doubt for the EFL Cup semi-final.
Jan 6, 21:58
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola at the Premier League match against West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Sergio Aguero: 'It's an honour to manage Sergio Aguero'
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says that it is an "honour" to have Sergio Aguero at the club following his brace in the club's 4-1 FA Cup win over Burnley.
Jan 6, 18:39
Sergio Aguero in action during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Manchester City on December 27, 2017
Result: Manchester City come from behind to reach FA Cup fourth round
Manchester City come from behind to beat Burnley 4-1 at the Etihad Stadium, sealing their place in the fourth round of the FA Cup.
Jan 6, 16:51
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick in action during the Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Manchester United captain Michael Carrick sends message to Man City's David Silva
Manchester United captain Michael Carrick reaches out to Manchester City rival David Silva after hearing about the Spaniard's family troubles.
Jan 3, 21:14
David Silva celebrates his opener during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Manchester City on December 10, 2017
David Silva reveals Manchester City absence due to premature birth of son
David Silva reveals that he has been absent from Manchester City's team due to the premature birth of his son Mateo.
Jan 3, 13:04
David Silva in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Manchester City on December 10, 2017
David Silva could miss more Manchester City fixtures due to personal problems
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says that David Silva might be absent from upcoming games due to personal reasons.
Jan 3, 12:37
Raheem Sterling celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Watford on January 2, 2018
Result: Manchester City move 15 points clear at summit
Manchester City move 15 points clear of second-placed Manchester United in the Premier League table courtesy of a 3-1 win over Watford.
Jan 2, 21:55
Pep Guardiola gesticulates during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Burnley on October 21, 2017
Team News: David Silva returns for Manchester City
Midfielder David Silva returns to the Manchester City starting lineup for the Premier League clash against Watford.
Jan 2, 19:02
City skipper Vincent Kompany in action during the Premier League game between Brighton & Hove Albion and Manchester City on August 12, 2017
Pep Guardiola: 'Vincent Kompany injury not as bad as feared'
Pep Guardiola provides a positive update on the fitness of Vincent Kompany and John Stones ahead of the New Year's Eve trip to Crystal Palace.
Dec 29, 17:25
David Silva in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Manchester City on December 10, 2017
Team News: David Silva not involved as Manchester City face Newcastle United
David Silva is not in the Manchester City squad for their Premier League game away at Newcastle United on Wednesday night.
Dec 27, 18:48
Kevin De Bruyne in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Sports Mole readers' Team of the Season so far
Sports Mole presents the readers' choice for Premier League Team of the Season at the halfway stage of the campaign.
Dec 26, 12:15
Kevin De Bruyne in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Vote for your Premier League central midfielder of the season so far
Vote for your central midfielders in the Sports Mole readers' halfway-stage Premier League Team of the Season.
Dec 24, 15:10
Kyle Walker congratulates Raheem Sterling for making it 2-0 during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Bournemouth on December 23, 2017
Result: Manchester City too strong for Bournemouth
Manchester City move 14 points clear at the top of the Premier League table courtesy of a 4-0 victory over Bournemouth at the Etihad Stadium.
Dec 23, 16:55

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