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Silva signs new five-year deal

David Silva has signed a new five-year deal with Premier League champions Manchester City.

Last Updated: 13/08/14 at 09:53 Post Comment

David Silva: New five-year deal for Manchester City playmaker

David Silva: New five-year deal for Manchester City playmaker

The 28-year-old playmaker joined the club from Valencia four years ago and will remain at the Etihad Stadium until 2019.

Since moving to England, the Spaniard has won two Premier League titles and an FA Cup winners’ medal.

Silva was also a member of the all-conquering Spain squad which won the European Championship in 2008 and 2012, and the World Cup of 2010.

Silva told the club's website: "From the moment I joined four years ago, it has felt like a second home to me.

"On and off the pitch, I feel incredibly content and fulfilled professionally and personally, so why wouldn't I want to stay and keep winning trophies with this fantastic team?

"Over the last four years, we have achieved so much together, establishing City as a dominating force in England.

“When I look around this dressing room, I can see no reason why we won't become one of the top teams in the world.

"It was a straightforward decision to extend my stay here and spend my peak years at Manchester City, a club with unbelievable fans who have always supported me."

Watch Silva in action for Manchester City when they travel to face Newcastle live on Sky Sports 1HD in the Premier League on Super Sunday, with coverage underway from 3.30pm.

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nd we always will love Ozil. I don't really mind if no other team can see just how brilliant he is, or if people think he is rubbish, because we know he is far from it. He is a fantastic player, and if people cannot see that it can only be a good thing, in that he will be at Arsenal for years to come, pulling the strings from behind a glass veil.

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like the list and Ozil in particular does seem under appreciated when you look at his stats (an odd thing considering his fee or maybe because of it). Palace have a few and I've always thought Dwight Gayle at Palace was under rated, certainly when you look at his goals per game ratio. You can probably also add Ryan Bertrand at Saints who should be in the England team in my view.

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ew Shaun Wright Phillips, there I've said it. If any club offers stupid money we'd be stupid to say no, he's not a potential worldie by any stretch and I feel that after a few years warming the bench at city or Chelsea he'll be back at QPR smoking sheesha pipes under Harry Redknapp.

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