27 Jul David Silva: I am going to miss my time at Manchester Metropolis
Manchester Metropolis midfielder David Silva will return to the Etihad Stadium for a correct send-off after making his ultimate Premier League look for the membership in Sunday’s 5-Zero thrashing of Norwich Metropolis, supervisor Pep Guardiola stated.
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Silva, who joined Metropolis a decade in the past, will go away the membership on the finish of the season and made his 309th league look towards Norwich, going off to a standing ovation from the Metropolis bench within the 85th minute.
“It was the smallest standing ovation of all time,” Guardiola stated. “He’ll come again for the one he deserves.
“The gamers confirmed the gratitude that has to occur for these unbelievable years. We simply need to thank him.”
The 34-year-old Silva was unable so as to add to his 60 league objectives and 93 assists for Metropolis, however got here shut with a rasping shot within the 54th minute that was palmed away by Norwich keeper Tim Krul.
Silva has gained 11 trophies in 10 seasons with Metropolis, together with 4 Premier League titles and will but shut out his Metropolis profession on a excessive if the membership win this season’s Champions League.
“To win so many titles and the best way we gained it, I’m a fortunate man,” he stated. “I’ve had lots of good moments, and this one as properly, the final one. I’ll miss every little thing — even the climate.
“I hope we will win the Champions League. It is a pity we have now to play with no followers however the security of the folks is a very powerful factor.”