"When I don't like one player, at the end of the season I go to the club and say I don't want to work with that guy if it's possible and I want to change them".
Sane, who opened the scoring inside two minutes, said: "A fantastic week for me - I became a daddy this week!"
"At that time I was living with my parents and they were getting divorced, it was the right time to move away from Spain and have a new experience", he told Gary Lineker in an interview with the BBC.
He joined from Valencia in 2010 and made an instant impact in Manchester, playing 35 times in his first season and going on to make 349 appearances in all competitions so far.
It remains to be seen whether Silva can help his beloved team to achieve bigger and better things this season but if he were to leave in the near future, winning the Champions League would surely be the flawless ending.
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Karlsson won the Norris Trophy in 2012 and 2015 and has been named an NHL First Team All-Star four times (2012, 2015, 2016, 2017). Even on a surgically repaired foot, Karlsson drove play last season in a way that few ever have from the back end.
This month marked the 10th anniversary of Sheikh Mansour's takeover of City and Al Mubarak added: "Our journey is not complete and we have more targets to fulfil".
"Sometimes this kind of thing needs time". In the past, some of my trainers had focused more on attack, others more on defence - but he covers the whole pitch. They were fast, strong and played a good football game.
"I felt like I won most of my duels and I was communicating well with the rest of the team".
"For City [I want to play for] two more seasons - what's left on my contract", Silva said.
I know you all remain ambitious and so do I. It feels that we are only half way up our Everest. "But we will see how thing go in two years and take it all from there".
De Bruyne has managed just one appearance so far this season and it now out for three months following a knee injury picked up in training.