WELLBET

Manchester City midfielder David Silva is reportedly stalling on signing a new contract with the club as he’s considering a possible move to AC Milan.

According to TuttoMercatoWeb (h/t the Daily Mirror), the Spain international has had his head turned by the Serie A side, who invested heavily in their squad in the summer. His contract at the Etihad Stadium is poised to expire in the summer of 2018.

It’s added that while City were keen on getting the playmaker’s contract extended, talks have been shelved for now due to interest from the Rossoneri.

The 31-year-old joined City in 2010 and during his time in Manchester has built a reputation as one of the best players in the history of the football club. Silva has been vital in City’s ascension, offering a key creative outlet in two Premier League title wins, two League Cups and an FA Cup triumph.

He’s still crucial to the team now under the astute guidance of manager Pep Guardiola. Squawka Football summed up his influence this season already:

While City have more dynamic and flashier footballers on their books, Silva is the man who conducts this attacking orchestra.

His touch is tight, his dribbling astute and his passing in the final third is incisive. For a manager like Guardiola, he’s the perfect midfielder.

City aren’t short in this area of the field, with players like Kevin De Bruyne, Bernardo Silva and Ilkay Gundogan all brilliant in their own right. Yet Silva brings a composure, class and experience to the team that trio doesn’t.

As noted by Sam Lee of Goal, it seems as though after a year of working together, Guardiola is getting the best from Silva too:
Perhaps at this point in his career the veteran midfielder will fancy taking on a new challenge. At the moment, Milan are one of the most exciting clubs in European football to be at as well, as they appear intent on reaching the pinnacle of Serie A again soon.

Even so, Silva is adored at Manchester City and seems to be loving his football under the guidance of Guardiola. There can’t be many teams more enjoyable to play in than the one he’s currently at the hub of.

Leave a Reply

Related News

Premier League home 6 battle Red Army, A Kun scored 6 goals

WELLSPORTS  NEWS:Manchester City and Liverpool's Premier League focus is about to start at the Etihad Stadium. Aguero is considered to be one of the key players in the Blue Moon game, and the Argentine international has also maintained a very good goal against the Red Army. effectiveness. Liverpool currently ranks first in the Premier League with 7 points in the defending champion Manchester City. At Read More

Official: Redding rents Iranian international

WELLSPORTS News: At present, Redding officially announced in the Champions League that the team rented Rostov midfielder Ezzatorah.   After agreeing to join, Ezzatorah will play for Reading for a season, he is the eighth new support introduced by the team this summer. At the age of 21, Ezzatorah joined the Atletico Madrid youth training in 2014. He played for Atletico's C team. The Iranian international Read More

Why is Manchester United against Juventus?

WELLSPORTS News: The draw for the Champions League in the new season has ended, and Juventus, Manchester United,   Valencia and Berne have been placed in Group H. After the draw, the French defender Evra, who played for Manchester United and Juventus, also shared some complicated feelings on Twitter. Evra po out of the cartoon shape wearing Manchester United and Juventus jersey, and made the hairstyle P Read More

Charlton rents West Ham United midfielder

WELLSPORTS News:  After agreeing to join, Cullen will play for Charlton for a season, he is the fifth new support the team introduced this summer.   This year, only 22-year-old Cullen joined the West Ham United Youth Training in 2010. He staged a first-team debut in the 3-0 home victory over Lustunos' Europa League qualifier on July 2, 2015. The captain of the Irish U21 National Youth Read More

The Champions League 32 strong division is determined: Liverpool third gear, Inter Milan fourth gear

WELLSPORTS News: This morning, the UEFA Champions League play-off ended the last three matchups. Benfica,   Eindhoven and Belgrade Red Star became the last three teams to enter the Champions League 32. At this point, all the top 32 teams have been produced, and the division of each team has also been released. First gear: Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, ​​Bayern Munich, Manchester City, Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain, Moscow Locomotive; Read More