City have again started this season well and boast an nearly embarrassment of riches going forward, further strengthened by the signing of Riyad Mahrez this term.
And the star full-back's absence was a major blow to fans of Fantasy Football. Everybody is here because after three seasons I want to work with them and I think they want to work with us.
"After an worldwide break it's always a mystery how you'll come back, and Fulham asked us a lot of questions".
Silva remains a key player under Pep Guardiola but he has hinted that next season could be his last in a City shirt as he is keen to return to his roots in Gran Canaria.
City beat Stoke 1-0 at Wembley, allowing Silva - also a World Cup and two-time European Championship victor - to lift the first of the seven major trophies he has won at the club. "I was excited to be a dad during the time and it was a good game today", he told Sky Sports. I was really impressed when I spoke with him. "Usually, there is not too much time to watch opponents but in this case, we have had two weeks", the Spaniard said in his pre-match press conference.
Fabian Delph, who filled in for Mendy, added: "It's nice to get going again after the World Cup - we only got 12 days off".
However, after dismissing suggestions of problems between himself and Sane, City manager Pep Guardiola recalled the Germany winger to the starting lineup and was quickly rewarded.
"We know how they play the football, we know it's not easy to play at the Etihad".
"If the opportunity came I would like to be a national team coach".
Danilo was signed in the summer of 2017 from Real Madrid for £27million and proved to be a very useful utility player, making a total of 38 appearances for the Premier League champions.
But on the 47th minute, Man City celebrated their third goal which looked too easy as Aguero picked the ball up in space on the right flank, before connecting Sterling who was waiting to apply the last touch to make it three for the defending champions.
In other Premier League game played on Saturday, Arsenal defeated Newcastle United 2-1 at the St James' Park.