From 10 August absolute silence, Lotito's proposal (10 million for three years) seemed excellent but it was clear that something was wrong.
In the end Lazio mocked: David Silva has decided to return to his homeland and will play for Real Sociedad.
The San Sebastiàn club has in fact announced, with a video on its Twitter profile, the arrival of the playmaker who today, after ten years of militancy, greeted Manchester City.
“Martin Odegaard's number 21 already has a new owner,” says the tweet of the Basques. In choosing the Magician, he chose the will of his wife, determined to go home.
Manchester City will erect a statue of David Silva
David Silva Meanwhile Manchester City have decided to reward David Silva's loyalty by having a statue of him erected outside the Etihad Stadium.
This was announced by President Khaldoon Al Mubarak.
"As happened with Vincent Kompany before him – he explains -, the statue of David will serve as a reminder of the fantastic moments he gave us, not only as an incredible player but as a source of inspiration, an ambassador who represented this great club with dignity at all times ".
The player thanked and greeted the club with equal emotion.
"I didn't think I'd stay that long"
“I immediately felt at home, they always treated me well, both to me and to my family. I will always be grateful to Manchester.
I will be a City fan all my life, and the same goes for my family. When I arrived, I didn't think I'd stay that long.
It is difficult to stay on the same team for ten years. I felt at ease right away, I always told everyone. That's why I stayed for so long ”. (source Ansa and Corriere dello Sport )
Source: Blitz Quotidiano