Having been linked with a move to Lazio since the final weeks of the Premier League season, David Silva performed a complete U-Turn this week and will now sign for La Liga side Real Sociedad. It is a move that has infuriated Lazio, who aimed this swipe at Silva today.

He is undoubtedly one of the finest players in Premier League history. Having spent a decade at Manchester City, Silva has won every domestic trophy multiple times. Although, he will be somewhat disappointed to leave without getting his hands on European silverware.

David Silva to join Real Sociedad: No Sign of Slowing Down

Breakdown of David Silva's attacking numbers from his last 5 seasons at Manchester City. Data as of Wed, 19 August 2020.
Breakdown of David Silva’s attacking numbers from his last 5 seasons at Manchester City. Data as of Wed, 19 August 2020.

The data also shows that despite being in his supposed ‘twilight years’ as a player, he isn’t showing any signs of slowing down yet. Silva averages more shots and chances created than ever per 90.

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