He gran canario David Silva He starred yesterday in what, without a doubt, will be one of the bombings of the national football market and also international. Around 10:00 pm, the news of her return to Spain broke out. And practically nobody, until the day of the announcement, could imagine the new destiny of Wizard de Arguineguín: the Royal Society of San Sebastián.
So that, Spanish fans will once again enjoy the game of the island midfielder, European and World champion with the Spanish team, after his long journey at Manchester City in England, where he already has the rank of myth.
This signing, which undoubtedly enhances LaLiga’s media power, seemed almost unimaginable. Since David Silva announced that he would not renew the contract with the club citizen and expiring this summer, his name was linked to countless teams. Some said that he had done it with David Beckham’s Los Angeles Galaxy, who supposedly had convinced him to emigrate to the North American MLS; later, the interest of Japanese football was published, specifically Andrés Iniesta’s Vissel Kobe. There was also talk of his return to Spain, signaling a possible return to the Valencia, from where he left for the Premier. And in recent weeks, her departure to the Calcium Italian, specifically to Lazio, whose president even issued an ultimatum to Arguineguín in the absence of a concrete response from the footballer to the offer they had presented.
Well, yesterday the conjecture ended after the official statement of the Basque club: “The Real society has reached an agreement with David Silva for the Canarian footballer to join the team txuri urdin the next two seasons, until June 30, 2022. The player, who arrives free after passing through Manchester City, will join the preseason of the realistic team in the near future. “
Thus the return of the Gran Canaria to Gipuzkoan lands was confirmed, as it should be remembered that the island footballer, owned by Valencia, acted in the 2004-05 season on loan to SD Eibar, where he was directed by José Luis Mendilibar.
He had many minutes and contributed five goals to a team gunsmith who finished fourth in the Second Division. The following campaign had a new destination, Celta, also on loan.
Farewell letter to the City
Just before announcing his move to Real Sociedad, David Silva published a farewell letter to Manchester City. “The time has come, 10 years and 13 titles later I say goodbye to the club that has marked my career and my life. Looking back, I see that I could not have made a better decision when in 2010 City asked me to be part of their new project “, wrote the Gran Canaria on social networks.
“Manchester City and I have grown together. During these ten years I prospered both as a professional and personally, I celebrated many triumphs such as my first Premier League, I lived through epic moments, I saw my son Mateo born, I even got used to being comfortable under the rain, “added the one from Arguineguín.
“In addition, the club has shown me that it is a great family. They have turned to me in the most difficult moments of my life, giving me their unconditional support and understanding. It has been an enormous honor to wear the light blue shirt, to proudly wear the captain’s armband of this great club and share a dressing room with the best teammates, coaches and managers in the world, “he said.
In addition, the island player also thanked the support of the fans during all these years: “having behind, game by game, a hobby that has made me feel at home, supporting me from the beginning in good times and in bad times. I hope that the City reap the maximum successes in the future “, sentenced.