Manchester City teammates have dubbed David Silva a magician after winning the Premier League title.

The creative midfielder known to his Etihad Stadium team-mates as "Merlin" because of his passing wizardry.

Silva was the star as City opened their title-winning season in style and though he faded during winter, he returned to top form as Roberto Mancini's side embarked upon the run which overhauled Manchester United and won the title. The former Valencia star has also impressed for Spain at Euro 2012.