In terms of global acclaim the list of Manchester City greats isn't overly extensive, yet David Silva easily fits into that category, and the Spaniard has admitted that it was his parents' divorce that made clear to him it was time to leave Spain for England back in 2010.
After Pep Guardiola's Man City side swept past all in front of them a year ago in the Premier League, becoming the first team in the the league's history to break the 100-point barrier, comparisons have been made with his dominant Barcelona side at the start of the decade.
'After that, I don't know. It depends on how I feel physically and mentally. Pep Guardiola had said his team would get fully up to speed after the worldwide break and so they are.
Eighty six percent of you believe that Pep's Barcelona team would beat his current City team if they went head-to-head against each other.
"My teams are going to try to play how I want", he said to Jorge Valdano on Universo Valdano. "But we'll see how things go in two years and take it all from there". "It turns out I made the right move". The annual report said last season's runaway Premier League champions had enjoyed revenues of 500.5 million pounds - a 44 percent increase in five years.
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Silva's motivation for moving to Las Palmas, who were relegated from La Liga past year, is because he wants his son Mateo to grow up on the same island as he did.
Jurgen Klopp has built a strong Liverpool squad for this season, having been toppled by Real Madrid in the Champions League final last term.
He has started three of City's four games so far this season, scoring a brilliant free-kick in the 6-1 win against Huddersfield on 19 August.
"It was so hard with him being in hospital for so long".
"I want to take this opportunity to say that I am incredibly proud of the fact that the fundamental character of this club and its supporters has not changed in the last decade. Then there's Tottenham who play really good football, I think they'll be in the running".