Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Silva Named as League's Top Creative Magician

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Silva Named as League's Top Creative Magician

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DAVID Silva has been revealed as the Premier League's most creative player so far this season.

Manchester City's midfield magician has pipped his team mate Kevin De Bruyne and Manchester United's Henrikh Mkhitarayn in the stats based table after just seven games.

The Spaniard has contributed to 26% of all of City's goal scoring opportunities in the league so far this season.

He's created 23 chances for City with United's Mkhitaryan second in the list with 19.

The good news for Guardiola and City fans is the third person in the chances created list is De Bruyne who has created 18 chances in just seven games.

De Bruyne and Sergio Aguero come in joint fifth on the assists list with three a piece with Silva leading the way on six.

Silva's influence hasn't gone unnoticed as he's already been described as the best player in the league earlier this season. …

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