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David Silva Biography

David Josué Jiménez Silva is a Spanish footballer who plays for Manchester City and the Spanish national team. He plays both on the wing as well as a striker. Silva made his professional debut in 2004–05, with Segunda División's SD Eibar, while on loan from Valencia, playing 35 league games and scoring on five occasions. The following season, he was agin loaned out to Celta de Vigo, where he played 34 matches, scoring four goals. Silva returned to Valencia in the summer of 2006 and netted 14 goals in two seasons. In July 2010, he made a move to Manchester United on a four year deal. He scored his first goal for the club on 16 September, eight minutes into the Europa League group match against Red Bull Salzburg. On 2 March, he scored from twenty yards out in an FA Cup win (3–0) against Aston Villa. Three days later, he scored the only goal in Manchester City's win against Wigan Athletic. During the 2011-12 season, he won his first Premier League medal with Manchester City and also finished the season as top of the assists table with 17 assists to his name. Silva first represented Spain in the 2003 FIFA U-17 World Championship in Finland, scoring three goals. In 2006, he became an under-21 international and scored four goals during the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship. Silva was an integral member of the squads that won three consecutive international tournaments – UEFA Euro 2008, 2010 FIFA World Cup, and UEFA Euro 2012 – the first time a European team has achieved such a feat.
Basic Player Info
Full Name David Josué Jiménez Silva
Nationality Spain
Position Midfielder
Current Club Manchester City
Shirt Number 21
Career
Clubs
Manchester City Jul 2010 - Present
Celta Vigo Aug 2005 - Jun 2006
Valencia Jun 2005 - Jul 2005
Valencia Jul 2004 - Jul 2004
Valencia Aug 2006 - Jul 2010
SD Eibar Aug 2004 - Jun 2005
Valencia Mestalla Jul 2003 - Jun 2004
National
Spain Jan 2006 - Present
Stats
Clubs
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Manchester City
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2017/2018 Premier League 9 1 6 1 0 784
UEFA Champions League 3 0 2 0 0 224
2016/2017 Premier League 34 4 7 6 0 2767
UEFA Champions League 7 2 2 1 0 630
FA Cup 4 2 1 0 0 250
2015/2016 Premier League 24 2 11 1 0 1801
UEFA Champions League 8 2 0 1 0 629
League Cup 4 0 0 0 0 363
2014/2015 Premier League 32 12 7 8 0 2661
UEFA Champions League 6 0 1 1 0 449
FA Cup 2 0 2 0 0 119
League Cup 1 0 0 9
Community Shield 1 0 0 0 0 44
2013/2014 Premier League 27 7 9 5 0 2173
UEFA Champions League 6 1 1 0 0 400
League Cup 4 0 0 1 0 276
FA Cup 3 0 1 0 0 194
2012/2013 Premier League 32 4 8 2 0 2527
FA Cup 5 1 1 0 0 423
UEFA Champions League 3 0 0 0 0 243
Community Shield 1 0 0 0 0 13
2011/2012 Premier League 36 6 17 0 0 2818
UEFA Champions League 6 1 2 1 0 509
UEFA Europa League 4 1 0 0 0 329
Community Shield 1 0 1 0 0 90
League Cup 1 0 0 0 0 90
FA Cup 1 0 0 0 0 46
2010/2011 Premier League 35 4 9 2 0 2564
UEFA Europa League 10 1 0 1 0 710
FA Cup 7 1 0 0 0 534
League Cup 1 0 0 0 0 10
Total 318 52 88 31 0 24679
Celta Vigo
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Valencia
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National
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Spain
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2018 Russia WC Qualification Europe 9 5 4 2 0 729
2016 France EC Qualification 8 3 3 2 0 596
European Championship 4 0 0 1 0 334
2014 Brazil WC Qualification Europe 5 0 2 2 0 313
World Cup 3 0 0 0 0 174
2013 Brazil Confederations Cup 3 2 1 0 0 179
2012 Poland/Ukraine European Championship 6 2 3 0 0 412
EC Qualification 6 4 0 0 0 379
2010 South Africa WC Qualification Europe 5 3 0 0 0 337
World Cup 2 0 0 0 0 66
2009 South Africa Confederations Cup 3 0 0 0 0 106
2008 Austria/Switzerland EC Qualification 7 0 0 0 0 572
European Championship 5 1 0 0 0 444
Total 66 20 13 7 0 4641

David Silva Latest News & Articles

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Why Kevin De Bruyne is the best player in the Premier League right now
Forget Harry Kane, Eden Hazard and Sergio Aguero, this Belgian playmaker can manipulate games in ways none of the above can ever hope to
Premier League 2017/18: Manchester City 7-2 Stoke City, 5 talking points
Premier League 2017/18: Manchester City 7-2 Stoke City, 5 talking points
Five talking points from a game where the Citizens trampled the Potters.
FIFA 18: Lionel Messi surprisingly overtaken by Man City star in key attribute in Ultimate Team
FIFA 18: Lionel Messi surprisingly overtaken by Man City star in key attribute in Ultimate Team
Messi is considered to be the best but still, has a bit catching up to do.
Chelsea vs Manchester City: Preview, Team News, Probable Lineups and Prediction
Chelsea vs Manchester City: Preview, Team News, Probable Lineups and Prediction
Gameweek 7's biggest clash sees Antonio Conte and Pep Guardiola go head-to-head
Fantasy Premier League 2017/18: 5 Midfielders to select in Gameweek 7
Fantasy Premier League 2017/18: 5 Midfielders to select in Gameweek 7
5 midfielders to pick in your FPL squad for this gameweek
David Silva reborn: Man City's midfield wizard is Premier League's most creative player
David Silva reborn: Man City's midfield wizard is Premier League's most creative player
No player has created more chances in England or has more assists in Europe than the Manchester City midfielder
Ranking the 5 best transfer windows of all time: Manchester City
Ranking the 5 best transfer windows of all time: Manchester City
Manchester City spend a ton of money during every transfer window, but which one did they do their best business in?
5 potential replacements for Manchester City's David Silva
5 potential replacements for Manchester City's David Silva
Five possible options to replace the ageing Manchester City playmaker.
The A-Z guide to Manchester City
The A-Z guide to Manchester City
What's on City's radar this campaign?
10 of the best Spanish players in the Premier League
10 of the best Spanish players in the Premier League
We rank the best Spanish players to have played in the Premier League.
5 signings that could win Manchester City the Premier League
5 signings that could win Manchester City the Premier League
Here are the 5 players who solve problem positions, add depth and provide firepower for Pep Guardiola's City to win the league next season.
How Bernardo Silva will affect the way Manchester City line up next season
How Bernardo Silva will affect the way Manchester City line up next season
The Portuguese midfielder will force Pep Guardiola to tinker with his lineup.
EPL 2016/17: Report card of the top 10 clubs
EPL 2016/17: Report card of the top 10 clubs
Top 10 sides of the Premier League analysed at the end of the season.
EPL 2016/17: Who are the best passers in the Premier League this season?
EPL 2016/17: Who are the best passers in the Premier League this season?
Only one player has completed more than 2,000 passes this season. Will it be two on Sunday?
EPL 2016/17, Manchester City 5-0 Crystal Palace: 5 Talking Points
EPL 2016/17, Manchester City 5-0 Crystal Palace: 5 Talking Points
Crystal Palace were humiliated by Manchester City and are just six points from the relegation zone.
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