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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    

April 13, 2015    David Silva News

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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.

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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.

February 24, 2015

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Silva assisted on Sergio Aguero's 69th-minute goal during Manchester City's 2-1 Champions League loss to Barcelona on Tuesday.

Silva has been dominant of late, scoring two goals and assisting on two others in his last two matches. While he failed to register a shot against Barca, he was still a highly-impactful player and will look to keep his form Sunday at Anfield.

February 22, 2015

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Silva had two goals and an assist during Manchester City's 5-0 rout of Newcastle on Saturday.

Despite the return of Yaya Toure to the City midfield, Silva was absolutely dominant against Newcastle, scoring on both of his shot attempts to increase his goal total to nine this season. Up next is a huge trip to Anfield on Sunday.

January 31, 2015

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Silva scored in the 45th minute of Manchester City's 1-1 draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

Silva's peripheral stats weren't great, as he finished with just one key pass, one shot on target and one successful dribble, and his goal was a simple poke to adjust a Sergio Aguero strike. Nevertheless, he netted for the seventh time this season, and first since Dec. 28 against Burnley. Up next is a very promising home matchup against Hull City next Saturday.

December 28, 2014

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Silva scored his fourth goal in the last three games during Manchester City's 2-2 draw with Burnley on Sunday.

Silva continues to play very well for City, though Sunday's draw was especially tough to swallow after Chelsea also only grabbed a point earlier in the day. Silva has been playing quite a bit recently, so he could be rested for the New Year's Day tie with Sunderland at the Etihad Stadium.

December 20, 2014

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Silva took four shots and scored two goals during Manchester City's 3-0 win over Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Playing without the injured trio of Sergio Aguero (knee), Stevan Jovetic (hamstring) and Edin Dzeko (calf), Silva picked up the slack in the attack, scoring for the first time since Oct. 25 against West Ham. As long as he's fit, which he is right now, Silva is arguably one of the best midfielders in the Premier League, and he'll look to continue his excellent play on Boxing Day at West Brom.

December 9, 2014

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Silva (knee) returned to training this week, ESPN FC reports.

Silva has been sidelined since October with the injury, but return will come at a great time for City, who will be without striker Sergio Aguero for at least six weeks. Silva is iffy for Wednesday's Champions League match against Roma, but he may be able to get back Saturday against Leicester City.