Marca.com is reporting that David Silva, the silky smooth left winger will become Real Madrid's first high powered signing in the off season by the end of the week. The Valencia midfielder has also been linked to Arsenal and Man City.
This is Real Madrid's shot across the bow to Barca that has hogged all the transfer headlines this week. Silva's team mate David Villa was signed on by the Blaugrana on a 42 million euros transfer. Manuel Llorente, the Valencia chairman is offloading his players to stave off the huge mountain of debt his club faces.