The Spain midfielder, 26, joined
Silva's new deal follows the news that Joe Hart, the City goalkeeper, and Vincent Kompany, their Belgian captain, have also committed their futures to Roberto Mancini's side.
“I’m very pleased because I’ve been here for two years now and I feel very
happy here at the club, in the city and with all the people," Silva
said before heading off to Spain for his side's
"I’m delighted to be extending my contract and being here really does feel just like home for me," he added.
“We’ve won the
“These last two years have gone very well and so let’s hope that the next five go as well or even better.
"The fans have always given me their support since I arrived here, and recently they‘ve been wanting me to sign, so hopefully this goes someway to thanking them for the affection they’ve shown towards me, something which also helped me decide to put pen to paper.”