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It's all the tougher for the Spaniard given that Thierry Henry's record for most assists in a single season is 20 and Silva has announced he will leave City at the end of the campaign.
Ajax can feel a little happier heading into the Christmas break after opening some daylight at the top of the Dutch Eredivisie on Sunday.
While Inter sit top of the table and eye their first Serie A crown in a decade after a 4-0 rout of Genoa on Saturday, for their rivals, the new year cannot come soon enough.
We look at some of the issues facing the most popular sport in a continent where good footballers and bad administrators often share the media stage.
While Britain has produced more F1 champions than any other country, only triple title holder Jackie Stewart has been knighted - nearly 30 years after retirement. Stirling Moss, the nation's only other racing knight, had to wait until he was 70.
Murray had hoped to make his return to Grand Slam action in Melbourne following a hip operation in January 2019.
The 16-nation championship will test the readiness of Cameroon to stage the Cup of Nations next year after construction delays led to them being replaced by Egypt as 2019 hosts.
Liverpool have now won 18 of their first 19 league games of the season and lost just once in the calendar year in the league, on top of winning the Champions League, Club World Cup and UEFA Super Cup.
There is a full complement of fixtures on Thursday, from world champions and Premier League leaders Liverpool taking on Leicester City at the King Power Stadium to League Two's bottom side Stevenage taking on Forest Green.
Lewis Hamilton had to put his ambitions to be a Hollywood movie star on hold because he was too busy winning Formula One world titles.
England's cricketers also led the sporting honors list, with World Cup captain Eoin Morgan made Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) and Stokes Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) - a higher award than the Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) Hamilton received in 2008.
Li, who was part of the China squad in its sole World Cup appearance in 2002, said his hope for the Chinese national team is to repeat the feat.