ace has hailed and compared him to greats Andres and .

Silva has been in tremendous form for the Citizens, earning plaudits from all over.

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David Silva Is On Par With Barcelona Greats Xavi And Andres Iniesta

Recently City boss revealed that his biggest regret during his Barcelona reign was to not have signed the Spaniard.

The 31-year-old signed for the blue Manchester club in 2010 and has since gone on to make 300 appearances for the club.

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David Silva Is On Par With Barcelona Greats Xavi And Andres Iniesta

Meanwhile, Toure who played alongside Iniesta and Xavi during his time at Barcelona said that he feels Silva possess the same characteristics as the two Blaugrana greats.

“I have played alongside players like Xavi and Iniesta, he is such a similar type of player,” Toure told reporters.

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David Silva Is On Par With Barcelona Greats Xavi And Andres Iniesta

“He has been brilliant for this club and I am delighted for him to reach 300 games played. We appreciate him here. We are all delighted with him and happy to play with him.”

“He is a player with full confidence and great experience.”

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David Silva Is On Par With Barcelona Greats Xavi And Andres Iniesta

“He knows how this league works. When we play, we need this kind of player just to control the games and be clever. Sometimes we need a player like him at home, just to be in this space and use the ball well.”

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