Manchester City captain David Silva has reached an agreement with Real Sociedad to join them on a two-year contract.
David Silva has decided to leave Manchester City to seek a new challenge after spending ten years at the Etihad. Real Sociedad beat Lazio to the signature of the mercurial world cup midfielder after several news outlets reported that David Silva was heading to Rome.
David Silva started his footballing career in Spain with the Valencia B team where he scored one goal in 14 appearances before being promoted to the first team. During his stay in Spain, the little magician was loaned out to Eibar in the season of 2003/04 where he made 35 appearances scoring four goals. Silva was then loaned out to Celta Vigo to further his development in 2005, he went ahead and scored four goals in 34 appearances.
Following a successful spell on loan, Silva then returned to the Mestalla in 2006 and managed to make over 160 appearances scoring 21 goals and guiding Valencia to Copa Del Rey title victory in 2008.
In 2010, the 34-year-old joined man city and has since managed over 300 appearances helping them win four premier league trophies, two FA Cups, and five EFL cups.
David Silva leaves Manchester city a legend and will be honored with a statue outside the club’s stadium.