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Manchester City's David Silva: Carlos Tevez Is A Great Goalscorer Like David Villa

Manchester City midfielder David Silva has expressed his admiration for team-mate Carlos Tevez and likened him to Barcelona striker David Villa.

The Spain international joined the Eastlands club in the summer from Valencia and has been impressed with Tevez's performance for the ambitious Premier League side.

Silva forged a formidable partnership with Villa when the duo were at the Mestalla and now draws a comparison between his compatriot and Tevez.

"Carlos is a great striker, one of the best I have played with," Silva said to the press. "David Villa tends to go more to the wings and look for the spaces behind the defence, whereas Carlos works in the centre channel and also holds the ball in front for us so we can play.

"They are both great goalscorers."

Silva is also confident that City, who are just three points off the pace in the Premier League, can challenge for the title.

"Everyone has been losing points but the same is also true of us. All we can do is keep on moving forward, try to do our job and see where it takes us."

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