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29-Year-Old Midfielder     Manchester City  Premier


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Birthdate:  January 8, 1986    Birthplace:  Arguineguin, Las Palmas, Spain    Nationality:  Spain    Height:  5' 7"    Weight:  148 lbs    

May 10, 2015    David Silva News

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Silva scored in the 87th minute of Manchester City's 6-0 rout of QPR on Sunday.

Silva's brilliant season continues right along, as he now has 12 goals and five assists in 30 Premier League games. Additionally, Man City have posted clean sheets in three of their last four, giving Silva a few more points in leagues that reward midfielder shutouts.

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April 25, 2015

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Silva (head) is in the starting lineup Saturday against Aston Villa.

Silva was stretchered off after taking an elbow to the face last week, but was cleared by the medical staff and will fill is usual role in the midfield against Aston Villa.

April 24, 2015

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Silva has been passed fit for Saturday's match against Aston Villa after recovering from a head injury.

Silva was stretchered off the pitch last Saturday against Aston Villa after taking an elbow to the face from Cheikou Kouyate and was taken to the hospital for evaluation. However, X-rays on his cheekbone came back negative, which prompted him to essentially be cleared. He was not wearing a protective mask during training this week, and while it is unclear if he was tested for a concussion, he's been cleared by the medical staff to play.

April 23, 2015

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Silva was training without a mask Thursday and could feature Saturday against Aston Villa, ESPN FC reports.

Silva suffered a nasty head injury last weekend against West Ham when he was elbowed by Cheikou Kouyate, but X-rays showed no broken bones in his face, which could clear his way to return.

April 20, 2015

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Silva did not suffer a broken cheekbone when he was elbowed in the face by West Ham's Cheikou Kouyate during Sunday's match, the BBC reports.

Silva was stretchered off the pitch and taken to the hospital after suffering the injury, but he tweeted Monday that he was already home and recovering. It's unclear if he was diagnosed with a concussion, and he is a serious injury doubt for this weekend's match against Aston Villa.

April 19, 2015

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Silva was taken to a local hospital after suffering a head injury during Sunday's match against West Ham, the club's official website reports. "At this moment he is in the hospital and they are checking if he has a broken bone in his cheek," manager Manuel Pellegrini said after the match.

Silva had to be stretchered off the pitch in the 75th minute, and the length of his absence won't be known until the full scans are completed.

April 13, 2015

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Silva assisted on Sergio Aguero's eighth-minute goal during Manchester City's 4-2 derby loss Sunday.

Silva failed to take a single shot in the match, a surprising outcome after he had 14 in his last two league ties. The assist was just his fourth this season and second in 2015.

March 21, 2015

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Silva took a game-high 10 shots and scored in the 77th minute of Manchester City's 3-0 win over West Brom on Saturday.

West Brom went down to 10 men just 90 seconds into the match, allowing City to just pepper backup keeper Boaz Myhill with shots. Silva now has 11 goals this season, more than both of the last two seasons combined.