Silva set up one and scored another as Guardiola's side pulled away in the second half, winning 3-1 for a 17th consecutive victory in all competitions and one that puts them 10 points clear at the top of the Premier League.
“What a player is all I can say," Guardiola said. “Everything he does he does incredibly well. The year we won a second Premier League title in a row he was unstoppable and now he is back.
“He is a lovely person and as a manager you love to have players like Bernardo.
“His mum and dad must be so proud of the son they have."
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