David Silva will make the list of top five greatest players to have ever played for Manchester City, according to Pep Guardiola.
Silva is nearing the end of a memorable spell at the Etihad Stadium and it was recently confirmed that he will be leaving when his current contract expires in the summer.
According to Pep, he is proud of everything David has achieved in football and he will be remembered as one of the biggest footballers to wear a City shirt.
He added that Silva has not gotten the recognition he deserves for his heroics in football.
His words, “I’d only say that he has to be proud for all that he has achieved in football because he has been consistent and, especially at this club, he will be always remembered as one of the biggest, biggest, biggest players ever to wear the Man City shirt.
“If we’re talking about the top five, David is one of them, and I don’t say that lightly.”
“He’s not interested in giving interviews, social media, Twitter, Instagram, any of that.
“And it seems like people like David get less recognition than people who do that all day.
“But I’ll tell you something that he does have, and that’s the respect of his fellow professionals – of his team-mates, his rivals, his managers, managers he’s played against. And he has earned all of that.
“Some have all the respect outside but inside the changing room they have none. David is exactly the opposite and that’s the best legacy he could have.”