Silva settling in at City

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Manchester City winger David Silva says he's finally settled in England after his summer move from Valencia.

The Spaniard joined City from the La Liga side for a reported £24 million in June last year and has made quiet an impact at Eastlands, spearheading City's attack alongside Carlos Tevez.

And the 25-year-old is delighted with how he has settled in.

“A lot of games, a lot of tranquillity. My life in Manchester is very tranquil," Silva said.

“I live in the suburbs. The little free time I have I spend at home and walking around the town. The most complicated part about the adaptation has been the cold but I’m very good and comfortable with everything else.”

“The tranquillity is incredible, and the passion with which they live football.

“It’s wonderful. British people are very fun.


"In the beginning, I only spoke with the Latin players and with Yaya Toure, who spoke Spanish, but now I’m better with the language and I get along really well with the English, with everyone.”

Silva left Valencia with the club stricken by debt, a contributing factor he says to him joining City.

“Why did I leave Valencia? Because the club needed me to,” he said.

“I was happy there and I wouldn’t have left, but the situation the club was in demanded it.

“It was a big injection of money and it was good for them. My life has always gone step by step. I suppose it was time to take the next one.

“City showed a great interest and I wanted to settle it quickly. It was a very interesting offer, a good club and I didn’t have to think too much. Everyone agreed and I’m very happy.”

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