could face a spell on the sidelines after picking up a knock in
’s 5-2 Champions League romp over
As reported by
Tom Rostance of BBC Sport
, Manuel Pellegrini will assess the Spanish maestro after he was forced off the pitch in the second-half, an occurrence that took place shortly after Fernandinho succumbed to the same fate:
"David Silva and Fernandinho both have small problems so we will see tomorrow what the doctor says," Pellegrini said.
Silva played 66 minutes during the victory that confirmed City’s place in the Champions League Round of 16 for the first time.
Despite having his appearance time shortened, Silva’s 97 touches amounted to the second highest total behind Yaya Toure, as recorded by
The 27-year-old’s vision, slick dribbling style and ability to turn away from danger often outlines him as one of the Etihad club’s key players.
His English career has been blighted with niggling injuries in the past—such as a thigh strain ...