More woe for Vincent Kompany as Man City captain picks up ANOTHER injury

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

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More woe for Vincent Kompany as Man City captain picks up ANOTHER injury

You’ve really gotta feel for Vincent Kompany. 

Manchester City’s captain is still regarded as one of the finest centre-backs in the Premier League, but these days you mainly associate him with his string of unfortunate injuries.

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The 31-year-old has suffered a grand total of 18 separate injuries since joining City in 2009 – particularly to his hamstring, calf and groin.

And it looks like we can add to that tally, after he limped off in City’s clash against Newcastle this evening – with just 10 minutes on the clock.

😔 pic.twitter.com/azduuDwIiH

— Manchester City (@ManCity) December 27, 2017

The Belgian was visibly distraught as he headed towards the dugout, with what appears to be a muscle injury of some sort.

Poor fella. 

Kompany hands Fernandinho the captain’s armband And shakes hands with Jesus who comes on in his place

Strangely enough, Gabriel Jesus was the guy to replace him – so spare a thought for Eliaquim Mangala on the bench, who Pep Guardiola clearly has no faith in whatsoever.

CITY SUB | Early enforced change as @VincentKompany comes off injured in place of @gabrieljesus33 😔

⚫ 0-0 🔵 #nufcvcity pic.twitter.com/2s6X4nsNJ6

— Manchester City (@ManCity) December 27, 2017

Fans on social media were quick to point out the irony that this has happened on the very same night Liverpool agreed a £75 million deal with Southampton for Virgil van Dijk – a defender City were reportedly very interested in.

With Kompany’s latest injury and John Stones also on the sidelines, Guardiola will almost surely be in the market for a new defender in January.

Kompany injured on the same evening Liverpool confirm VVD? Football is so scripted it’s unreal 😂

— #10 (@LosoLFC) December 27, 2017

Seeing Kompany coming off.. thinking £75m is a bargain

— Tom Brunt 🏃🚴🏼‍♂️🏊🏼‍♂️👨🏽‍💻 (@tom_brunt) December 27, 2017

Looks like Vincent Kompany is injured again for Man City, wonder why City didnt try and sign Van Dijk

— Ian Abrahams (Moose) (@BroadcastMoose) December 27, 2017

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Suddenly, £75m for van Dijk looks pretty good, doesn’t it?

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