Lots of Manchester City fans were delighted to hear that veteran midfielder David Silva could be extending his stay at the club.
The Times reported that the 34-year-old, who was due to end his 10-year spell at the Etihad Stadium in June, is willing to extend his contract for the remainder of the season in order to play in his team’s remaining fixtures in 2019/20.
As noted by The Times, Pep Guardiola’s side still have 10 Premier League matches to play and are still in the FA Cup and Champions League, meaning that their season could extend into August even if it is resumed on 12 June as hoped.
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Silva announced last summer that this would be his final season at Manchester City, having signed from Valencia in 2010. The Spaniard has won 13 trophies in his time in England, including four Premier League titles, and there are plans to mark his service to the club with a mosaic at their training ground. He was hailed by Jamie Carragher as one of the greatest imports in Premier League history on Sky Sports [via Sports Joe].
These Manchester City fans were thrilled to hear that their long-serving maestro could extend his stay at the club for another while yet:
Please be true
Please be true
Please be true https://t.co/PaPj1RdJmt
— Linzi (@LinziNatasha) May 14, 2020
My hero https://t.co/RokBJYJFvB
— Phil (@phccar) May 14, 2020
Yes please 🙏 https://t.co/3bvqalq0ck
— Darryll (@dazgibmcfc) May 15, 2020
Can he extend it till we can see him play live in a city shirt again 💙😩🙏🏼 https://t.co/aEZF0JXrot
— Katy Morris (@Katy_Morris11) May 14, 2020
‘willing to extend his contract’…five simple words that have made me the happiest I’ve been for months x
— Andrew Craik (@sandemanCars) May 14, 2020
end of the decade David if you can
— ᒍᗩᗰEᔕ ᒪᗩᑕEY photo (@JamesHLacey) May 14, 2020
Add another year, please 🙏🙏🙏🙏
— Paul-Joseph Martin (@PaulJosephPJM) May 14, 2020
Man City fans, how big a boost would it be if Silva remains at the Etihad for the rest of the season? Comment below with your views!
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