Manchester City midfielder David Silva has revealed the rigours of the Premier League season are playing havoc with his ankle.

The 26-year-old underwent an operation in 2008 and the joint has continued to give him problems since.

He told The Daily Telegraph: "This ankle, it is something that I have had problems with for years and years. Every day, I have to look after it. It's not 100%, but I just have to look after it. Playing all of these games in England is hard, so it is impossible, totally impossible, to be completely 100% all the time."

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