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Introducing: The man to replace David Silva, Pablo Fornals

Introducing: The man to replace David Silva, Pablo Fornals

Man City managed to retain the Carabao Cup at Wembley Stadium in their last outing, with their sights now set on securing silverware in the Premier League, FA Cup and the Champions League. 

Interestingly, it appears as if Pep Guardiola has turned his attention towards the summer transfer window, as according to Teamtalk, Manchester City are interested in Villarreal’s Pablo Fornals.

The Spaniard may be eyed as a long-term replacement for David Silva, as the 33-year-old is slowly edging closer towards the end of his glittering career.

Interestingly, Fornals is available (as per Teamtalk) for around €25 million (£21.5 million) due to a release clause, so the Citizens could bag themselves a bargain as he’s one of the most promising attacking midfielders in Europe.

David Silva has been one of the standout performers for Manchester City in the current campaign and he will play a huge part from here on in until the end of the season. But, it’s about time Guardiola starting planning for his retirement or possible departure as he may not have too many years left in him at this level.

Fornals is very similar to Silva in many ways as he looks to make use of his dribbling ability to work himself into promising positions, and then he’s able to pick the killer pass. He currently has a respectable four goals and four assists to his name over in Spain, so it’s clear to see that he can find the back of the net as well.

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