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David Silva signs Manchester City one-year extension contract

David Silva has signed a one-year contract extension with Manchester City. The attacking midfielder has been with the club since 2010, and will now be at Manchester City until 2020.

Signed from Valencia in 2010, Silva cost the Blues £25.9 million. In his time with Manchester City, Silva has collected two Premier League winners medals, an FA Cup and two Football League trophies.

Currently, Silva leads the Premier League in assists with eight; and his good form was the reason behind Manchester City’s contract extension. At 31, Silva will see out the remainder of his prime years at the Etihad Stadium.

During his Manchester City career, Silva has tallied the most chances created by any player in the league. The Spaniard has created 640 chances for his teammates.

This season, Silva along with teammates Kevin De Bruyne and Leroy Sane top the assist chart in the Premier League. The trio have been deadly in finding Manchester City’s goal scorers.

According to TotalSportek, Silva is currently on £160,000-a-week. he is tied with De Bruyne for the fourth highest salary on the team behind Yaya Toure’s £220,000, Sergio Aguero’s £200,000 and Raheem Sterling’s £180,000-a-week pay packets. Silva should earn a base salary of £8.32m this term.

David Silva by the numbers

  • 324 games for Manchester City
  • 52 goals
  • 111 assists
  • 5 trophies won with Manchester City