Guardiola can't persuade David Silva to stay at Manchester City

Pep Guardiola says David Silva has made up his mind about leaving Manchester City. The Spanish midfielder has been in sparkling form since the Premier League season resumed and played a starring role in City's latest 2-1 win at Bournemouth with a fine free-kick. But his manager Guardiola told reporters post-match that the 34-year-old could not be persuaded to stay despite showing he can still contribute effectively to his team.

Guardiola can't persuade David Silva to stay at Manchester City

Pep Guardiola says David Silva has made up his mind about leaving Manchester City. The Spanish midfielder has been in sparkling form since the Premier League season resumed and played a starring role in City's latest 2-1 win at Bournemouth with a fine free-kick. But his manager Guardiola told reporters post-match that the 34-year-old could not be persuaded to stay despite showing he can still contribute effectively to his team.