Manchester City news: David Silva ‘to leave Etihad Stadium at end of next season’ – talkSPORT

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The Spaniard has won four Premier League titles, four League Cups and two FA Cups since joining City in 2010

David Silva is set to leave Manchester City at the end of next season, according to reports.

The 33-year-old is expected to run down his contract at the Etihad and finish his career at boyhood club Las Palmas in Spain.

David Silva scored in City’s FA Cup final win over Watford last month

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David Silva scored in City’s FA Cup final win over Watford last month
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The Sun claim Silva will be given a testimonial match to commemorate ten years at the Etihad next summer.

He has enjoyed a trophy-laden spell in England since joining City in a £26million deal from Valencia in 2010, winning four Premier League titles, four League Cups and two FA Cups.

Silva has scored 71 goals in 396 appearances for the club, and will hope to further increase that tally before departing.

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City starlet Phil Foden has been likened to Silva in the past – and could fill the void left by the veteran playmaker.

In March, Foden said: “David is always giving me advice.

“It’s one little thing. He tells you just to know your time on the ball and things like that.

“He will always help you out. He’ll say ‘Oh, you could have set the ball there instead of turning’. It’s just listening to him.”

Vincent Kompany, another City legend, is leaving the club at the end of this month to take up a player-manager role with Belgian club Anderlecht.

The Belgium international will return to Manchester for his testimonial game in September, which is set to raise millions of pounds for the city’s homeless.

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