Silva believes City can be better this season

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 06: David Silva of Manchester City chases down Andre Gomes of Everton during the Premier League match between Everton FC and Manchester City at Goodison Park on February 06, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 06: David Silva of Manchester City chases down Andre Gomes of Everton during the Premier League match between Everton FC and Manchester City at Goodison Park on February 06, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

The midfielder believes Manchester City has what it takes to surpass what they did in the 2017-2018 season.

Last season, Manchester City was crowned champion after getting 100 points in the English Premier League.

And now the club has 62 points after 26 matches, but they are running three points behind leaders Liverpool.

For midfielder David Silva, his team can be champions and beat whatever they did last season.

“I think it is good and the club is doing well, which you can see on the pitch. This season, maybe we can do better than last season,” he told Goal.com

“I adapted so well because the people here helped me a lot, so I am grateful to them.”

“That is one of the reasons, the other one is that my family are always with me and behind me and I am so strong in my head,” Silva continued.

“It is always there and I am working a lot every day. When you work and you give everything, things become easier.”

“It was tough at the beginning because I wasn’t fit,” he added.

“We won the World Cup [in 2010] and I had only two weeks to rest and when I came here, I realized how tough this league was. It was physically strong so I had to get fit.”

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“I think it was about two months and then I scored the Blackpool goal [his first Premier League goal during a 3-2 win] and my confidence increased,” he commented.

“I don’t have a plan [for the future]. Now, I just want to enjoy it more because I’m 33 and someday, football will be over for me.”

“I want to enjoy life more after what happened with my son, and enjoy time with my family and friends,” he explained.

“I don’t think too much, I just play every game and try in every training. I don’t think about the future. Maybe more now because I’m older, but before I just enjoyed playing and working hard and that’s it.”

“This club is progressing well and they want to sign good players so someone will come in to replace me. Another year, playing at a high level and winning titles, it is not easy in England so that is why I think they like me,” Silva was very honest.

“When you do something which is not good for your body, you can feel it more [as you get older], but in my head, it is still the same so when this is not going well, there is a problem. For now, it is still fresh so I’m feeling good.”