David Silva has revealed he has been missing from the Manchester City side because his prematurely-born baby son is fighting for his life.Silva has missed a couple of games for City but Spaniard returned to the side last night and his manager Pep Guardiola revealed he was experiencing personal problems.
‘I don’t know,’ admitted Guardiola, when asked when Silva will be back.
‘When he is ready, he will come back.
But his personal life is always more important than any other situation.
‘So, when he comes back it’s because he’s ready, welcome. That is what we have to do.’
Meanwhile, Silva has now taken to Twitter to explain his absence.
He wrote: “I want to thank all of you for the love and good wishes received in the last few weeks, special thanks to my teammates, the manager and all at the club for understanding my situation.
“Also I want to share with you the birth of my son Mato, who was born extremely preterm and is fighting day by day with the help of the medical team.