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David Silva tests positive for coronavirus on his first day as a Real Sociedad player with former Manchester City star unveiled after joining on a free transfer David Silva has tested positive for coronavirus on his first day at Real Sociedad The midfielder will have to undergo a self-isolation period in huge setback   Silva has been unveiled as a Real Sociedad player after 10 years at Man City  He had lucrative offers from around the world but chose to return to Spain  Silva will wear the No 21 shirt at Sociedad, the same number he wore for City 

By Ieuan Ivett For Mailonline

Published: 16:33 BST, 31 August 2020 | Updated: 01:51 BST, 1 September 2020

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David Silva has tested positive for coronavirus on his first day as a Real Sociedad player after being officially unveiled just hours before by the LaLiga club.

The former Manchester City star has returned a positive covid-19 test on the same day he was revealed in his new club's colours at Sociedad's Anoeta Stadium.

The club tweeted: 'Real Sociedad informs that @21LVA has tested positive for COVID-19 in the test carried out at Policlinica Gipuzkoa. The player is asymptomatic and is self-isolating.'

David Silva has tested positive for coronavirus on his first day as a Real Sociedad player

David Silva has tested positive for coronavirus on his first day as a Real Sociedad player 

The midfielder was officially unveiled as Real Sociedad player after leaving Manchester City

The midfielder was officially unveiled as Real Sociedad player after leaving Manchester City

The 34-year-old received multiple offers from clubs around the world, after he reportedly came close

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