David Silva makes huge statement with two assists for Real Sociedad against Huesca

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Former Manchester City captain, David Silva has shown that he has not passed his prime by creating two goals for Real Sociedad in their 4-1 win over Huesca to top the La Liga table.

The 34-year-old joined Sociedad on a free transfer from City this summer. After going in front in the first half from the spot-kick converted by Mikel Oyarzabal, Silva raised the bar in the second half to set up goals for Cristian Portu and Alexander Isak.

Huesca had restored parity a minute into the second half before Silva’s show. Oyarzabal then restored hosts’ lead.

Silva played 76 minutes and had 63 tourches against Huesca

The former Spain international has so far played seven matches this season, creating two assists and receiving two yellow cards in the process.

The win takes Sociedad a point clear of champions Real Madrid, who won 3-1 at Barcelona over the weekend. Meanwhile, Zinedine Zidane’s side still has a game in hand.

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Sociedad, who won the La Liga title twice in their history last won it during the 1981-82 campaign.

Real Sociedad 2020 – Player Wages

As the Basque club is also in the Europa League, it was gathered that they have 23 players in their home squad.

The highest earner in the club is now Silva, who is being paid €195,000 per week.

The team’s total wage bill totalled £33,618,000 per year and £646,500 per week

Below are the salaries of the playign poersonnel in the club.

Active Squad:

Player NameWeekly WageYearly SalaryAgePositionNationality
Martin Ødegaard£80,000£4,160,00020AM RCNorway
Adnan Januzaj£77,000£4,004,00024AM RLBelgium
Asier Illarramendi£50,000£2,600,00029DMSpain
Nacho Monreal£42,000£2,184,00033D LCSpain
Mikel Merino£37,000£1,924,00023M CSpain
Diego Llorente£36,000£1,872,00025D CSpain
Mikel Oyarzábal£36,000£1,872,00022AM RLCSpain
Igor Zubeldia£35,000£1,820,00022D C, DMSpain
Willian José£34,000£1,768,00027AM/F CBrazil
Portu£31,000£1,612,00027AM RCSpain
Aritz Elustondo£26,000£1,352,00025D RCSpain
Joseba Zaldua£20,000£1,040,00027D RSpain
Miguel Ángel Moyà£20,000£1,040,00035GKSpain
Alexander Isak£19,000£988,00019STSweden
Álex Remiro£18,000£936,00024GKSpain
Luca Sangalli£17,000£884,00024M CSpain
David Zurutuza£15,000£780,00032AM CSpain
Aihen Muñoz£14,000£728,00021D LSpain
Ander Guevara£13,000£676,00021DMSpain
Robin Le Normand£9,000£468,00022D CFrance
Andoni Gorosabel£8,500£442,00022D RSpain
Ander Barrenetxea£5,500£286,00017AM RLSpain
Andoni Zubiaurre£3,500£182,00022GKSpain
David Silva€195,000€2, 34,00021MFSpain

History of Real Sociedad

The LA Liga club is located in the city of San Sebastián, Basque Country. Having been founded on 7 September 1909, Sociedad have been playing their home matches at the Anoeta Stadium.

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They are also a two-time winner of the La Liga title, lifting the trophy in 1980–81 and 1981–82. Their highest finish afterwards was runner-up in 2002–03.

The home ground of Real Sociedad

The club is also a two-time winner of the Copa del Rey, lifting the title in 1909 and 1987.

The Basque derby is usually against its rivals Athletic Bilbao. Being a founder member of La Liga in 1929; its longest spell in the top flight was for 40 seasons, from 1967 to 2007.

They used to signed players based in the city traditionally before signing the Republic of Ireland forward John Aldridge in 1989. But the story has changed as the La Liga team now has a combination of both non-Basque Spaniards and foreign players.

The club had through its youth section developed internationally renowned players, such as World Cup winners Xabi Alonso and Antoine Griezmann.

Their highest position in Europe was the last 16 stage of the UEFA Champions League. On their second appearance at the competition, in the 2003–04 season, the club progressed to the round of 16 before losing to Lyon.

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Sociedad also has women’s football team,, track and field, field hockey and basque pelota.

Real Sociedad’s 2020/21 fixtures

DateTimeVenueRankingopponent
Sat Oct 3, 20206:30 PMH(10.)Getafe  (1.)
Sun Oct 18, 20209:00 PMA(3.)Real Betis  (2.)
Sun Oct 25, 20209:00 PMH(1.)SD Huesca  (16.)
Sun Nov 1, 20204:00 PMA(1.)Celta de Vigo  (18.)
Sun Nov 8, 20204:15 PMHGranada CF
Sun Nov 22, 2020unknownACádiz CF
Sun Nov 29, 2020unknownHVillarreal
Sun Dec 6, 2020unknownAAlavés
Sun Dec 13, 2020unknownHSD Eibar
Sun Dec 20, 2020unknownALevante
Wed Dec 23, 2020unknownHAtlético Madrid
Wed Dec 30, 2020unknownAAthletic
Sun Jan 3, 2021unknownHCA Osasuna
Sun Jan 10, 2021unknownASevilla FC
Wed Jan 20, 2021unknownAFC Barcelona
Sun Jan 24, 2021unknownHReal Betis
Sun Jan 31, 2021unknownAVillarreal
Sun Feb 7, 2021unknownHCádiz CF
Sun Feb 14, 2021unknownAGetafe
Sun Feb 21, 2021unknownHAlavés
Sun Feb 28, 2021unknownAReal Madrid
Sun Mar 7, 2021unknownHLevante
Sun Mar 14, 2021unknownAGranada CF
Sun Mar 21, 2021unknownHFC Barcelona
Sun Apr 4, 2021unknownHAthletic
Sun Apr 11, 2021unknownAValencia
Wed Apr 21, 2021unknownHCelta de Vigo
Sun Apr 25, 2021unknownASD Eibar
Wed Apr 28, 2021unknownHSevilla FC
Sun May 2, 2021unknownASD Huesca
Sun May 9, 2021unknownHElche CF
Wed May 12, 2021unknownAAtlético Madrid
Sun May 16, 2021unknownHReal Valladolid
Sun May 23, 2021unknownACA Osasuna

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