City ace linked with Real switch
Manchester City are bracing themselves for a £30million bid from Real Madrid for the services of David Silva.
Real were keen on the former Valencia man two years ago but boss Jose Mourinho did not pursue his interest and the midfielder ended up moving to City for £24million.
Reports have now claimed that Mourinho is back in for the Spanish international and is ready to pay £30million to take him back to La Liga this summer.
City are likely to knock back all offers for the 25-year-old, who helped the club to the Premier League title last season, but much will depend on the player and whether he is happy in England or would prefer to return to his homeland.
Real want more creativity in their midfield and Silva may be tempted by the prospect of being a regular in the Madrid midfield.