Manchester City star linked with shock transfer

Besiktas have begun discussions regarding a move for Manchester City defender Vincent Kompany, with the Turkish champions in the process of drawing up a contract. That is according to a report by Turkish newspaper Fanatik, which claims a meeting between the two clubs has taken place at board level and Besiktas president Fikret Orman monitoring the situation. The Super Lig champions are convinced they can sign the Belgium international for a transfer fee of around £25 million, but they may struggle to meet his £130,000-a-week wages. However, Besiktas believe they can discuss a transfer…

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Twitter showed mixed reactions about Vincent Kompany’s new injury

It was pretty sad to watch, as Vincent Kompany had to be substituted after just eight minutes of action during Manchester City’s Champions League semi-final encounter with Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu. Not surprisingly, Twitter reacted quickly and showed mixed reactions about the Belgian’s new injury. How long can Manchester City keep faith with Vincent Kompany’s legs? It’s getting silly now. — Daniel Storey (@danielstorey85) 4 mei 2016 Kompany is injured. In other news, water is wet, Manchester is Red, and grass is green #RealvCity #RMAMCI — UNITED (@442weets)…

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Man City vs Stoke – Premier League preview and team news

Manchester City will be aiming to re-cement their place in the top four of the Premier League by beating mid-table Stoke City, whose season is in severe danger of fizzling out as a result of their poor form. There will clearly be an emphasis from Man City boss Manuel Pellegrini on his side’s upcoming Champions League semi-final with Real Madrid, but domestic football still ought to be high on his list of priorities as a place in Europe’s premier competition for next season is still far from assured. They have…

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Stats suggest Manchester City are doomed without Vincent Kompany

For the first time in their history, Manchester City qualified for the quarter-finals of the Champions League. The Citizens drew 0-0 against Dynamo Kiev, which proved enough after their 3-1 win in Ukraine. However, their historical feat was overshadowed by the injuries to Vincent Kompany and Nicolas Otamendi, who had to be replaced by Eliaquim Mangala and Martin Demichelis in the 7th and 23rd minute respectively. There’s no reason to think the Citizens won’t be able to survive without Otamendi, but it’s a different conclusion when talking about Kompany, who’s expected…

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Manchester United fans have a reason to celebrate ahead of Manchester derby [Tweets]

Manchester United will head to Etihad Stadium to take on cross-town rivals Manchester City in a crucial game. Both clubs are separated by just four points in the league table, and this game could prove to be influential in the race for top-four. The Red Devils have received a huge boost ahead of the derby after City defensive duo Vincent Kompany and Nicolas Otamendi suffered injuries in the Champions League encounter with PSV. Both players are set to miss out on Sunday’s derby and United fans couldn’t be happier with…

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BAM! Vincent Kompany hits Sergio Aguero right in the face [Video]

Manchester City were unable to beat Norwich City during the weekend, meaning their Premier League title chances got a hit once again. Sergio Aguero has scored 16 league goals this season, but was hit himself during Monday’s training. City’s skipper Vincent Kompany kicked a ball in the Argentine’s face from two yards out. BAM! Vincent Kompany smacks the ball into Aguero’s face from about two yards. #mcfc pic.twitter.com/bfoT4Uq3jy — Jonathan Smith (@jonnysmiffy) 14 maart 2016

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Fans welcome Manchester City star’s “great gesture” [Tweets]

Manchester City won their first trophy of the season by beating Liverpool on penalty kicks during the final of the Capital One League Cup at Wembley. Vincent Kompany celebrated the Citizen’s triumph with his team-mates, but only after he had comforted the players of the Reds, a “great gesture” that was welcomed on Twitter. Class act here from Kompany. #lfc pic.twitter.com/GEZiMzeei6 — Anfield HQ (@AnfieldHQ) 28 februari 2016 Kompany immediately went round the Liverpool team offering his commiserations when he could’ve celebrated. Legend pic.twitter.com/RrVidhaqgf — Thomas (@TomMCFC_) 28 februari 2016…

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Liverpool vs Man City – Capital One Cup Final Preview

It promises to be a titanic tussle at Wembley on Sunday afternoon as Jurgen Klopp aims to win his first trophy as Liverpool boss as they contest the Capital One Cup final with Manchester City, who are looking to win the competition for the second time in three years. Success in 2014 was Manuel Pellegrini’s maiden piece of silverware at City and this one could well be his last, as it has already been confirmed that he will be leaving the club at the end of the season. Currently fourth…

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Manchester City skipper surprisingly wanted by Italian top club

It would be a shock if Vincent Kompany decided to leave Manchester City during the summer of 2016. But reports in Italy suggest the Belgian skipper is a wanted man. According to Italian sports news outlet Corriere dello Sport, AS Roma have put Kompany on top of their wishlist in order to strengthen their defence next season. The newspaper believes the 29-year-old would be a big dream transfer for the Romans, but they are planning to stay in touch with the Citizens to see if the centre-back could become available when…

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Vincent Kompany posts a superb video about his recovery from injury

Vincent Kompany made his comeback with Manchester City during last weekend’s Premier League clash against Tottenham, after suffering from a calf injury. Despite losing 2-1 at the Etihad, this was great news for the Citizens as they missed their skipper during the course of the season. On his Facebook account, the Belgian posted a video about his recovery. He went on a detox cure in Italy and traveled to Los Angeles to work on his strength and skills on the pitch. Vincent Kompany Recovery Trailer Geplaatst door Vincent Kompany op…

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Manchester City get huge fitness boost before Tottenham clash

Vincent Kompany is in line to return to Manchester City’s starting lineup for the first time since December, while the Citizens could also count on David Silva for their clash with Tottenham on Sunday. The Belgian captain has endured another difficult season due to a recurring calf injury, with his last start in any competition coming in the goalless draw at Aston Villa in November. Kompany made a brief appearance from the bench against Sunderland on Boxing Day, but quickly limped off after just nine minutes. Eventually returning to first-team training last month,…

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Belgians and Chelsea rule Premier League’s most valuable XI

The winter transfer market is nearing its close. Some Premier League teams made a couple of moves, while others seem to be happy with their current squad. Big names usually don’t change teams during January. Therefore, we’ll be looking at the highest rated XI in the Premier League, using a 4-3-3 formation. Note: it’s never easy to put an accurate market value on a player, but Transfermarkt does a pretty good job at it. KEEPER No matter what formation we use, Thibaut Courtois is our goalkeeper. The Chelsea man is rated at…

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Vincent Kompany to miss the rest of the season?

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Drama in Manchester! Vincent Kompany’s return has been delayed yet again. The City skipper could be out for a long time, according to Sky Sports. Coach Manuel Pellegrini had to admit he doesn’t know when his captain will be back on the pitch. Kompany entered the Boxing Day encounter with Sunderland, but had to be replaced again after just nine minutes of play due to a calf injury. As noted by Sky, his current lay-off is his 12th for a calf injury since the start of the title-winning 2011-12 campaign…

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Vincent Kompany unhurt after charter plane nearly crashed

Manchester City got away with a scare. Captain Vincent Kompany nearly crashed while being on a charter plane at Norwich Airport, according to the BBC. The Belgian skipper was unhurt after the private aircraft left the runway before coming to a standstill before take off. Kompany was accompanied by his representative and three others on board. Luckily nobody got hurt. “The airport remained open to helicopter traffic. The Air Accident Investigation Branch has been informed, which is standard practice,” the airport announced in a statement. “It was at a fairly…

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Man Utd vs Man City – Premier League preview and team news

Old Trafford is the setting for an intriguing an potentially crucial encounter in the Premier League title race, as Manchester United take on bitter rivals Manchester City, who are two points better off. Manager Louis van Gaal has already claimed that victory for his United side would establish them as genuine title contenders, and it is hard to disagree with that assertion, given their increasing array of attacking talent as well as an aptitude for winning games when not at their best. Moving above City by taking all three points…

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Top 50 players on FIFA 16 REVEALED: Man United FLOP, Chelsea skipper and Arsenal DUO included between 50-41

Now the transfer window is shut, football fans will be waiting for the launch of the latest FIFA game where they will be able to try out their team’s newest signings alongside the club’s current stars. To whet your appetite for the game’s release, here are the players ranked between 50 and 41 on FIFA 16: 50. Angel Di Maria 85 Despite a difficult season at Manchester United, the Paris Saint-Germain winger is still considered to be one of the best players in the world in FIFA’s eyes. 49. Petr Cech…

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Man City vs Chelsea – Premier League preview and team news

It is only the second weekend of the Premier League season, but the top two from last term already come face to face as Manchester City and Chelsea meet in an eagerly anticipated clash at the Etihad Stadium. The home side made the ideal preparation by sweeping aside West Bromwich Albion in dominant fashion on Monday evening, with Yaya Toure at the top of his game and David Silva typically bursting with creativity. It was performance which convinced plenty of observers that they are more capable of wresting the title…

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Vincent Kompany wants international teammate to join him at Manchester City

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Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has insisted that he will not try to influence the future of Kevin De Bruyne, but hopes that his international teammate will decide to move to the Etihad Stadium this summer. READ MORE: Manchester City Transfer News Nine Premier League bargain buys Former Burnley defender signs for Tottenham According to the Daily Mirror, the 29-year-old appeared to confirm that his club were interested in the Wolfsburg playmaker, and admitted he would be delighted to see the former Chelsea man join him in Manchester. “There’s no…

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