Real Sociedad unveils David Silva; Spurned Lazio director enraged

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We’ll get used to it, but David Silva in Real Sociedad colors is a shock to the eyes.

Silva announced his return to La Liga days after Man City was stunned by Lyon in the Champions League semifinal round. He’s won the World Cup and two EUROs with Spain, a Copa del Rey at Valencia, and 14 trophies with City.

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Perhaps that change of blue hue is made more challenging by the many reports that Silva could move to Lazio in Serie A.

It’s definitely not vibing well with Lazio director Igli Tare, who said, “I’ve learned about David Silva’s transfer to Real Sociedad. I have great respect for the player, but not for the man.”

Silva’s father, Fernando Jimenez, didn’t understand Lazio’s furor.

“There were conversations with Lazio, but as there were with Real or other teams, then it is my son who makes the decision to go to Real. When they told Lazio about Real, they did not react badly. in the end they did not there was nothing assured.”

Silva issued a thankful goodbye statement to City and its supporters on Monday: