Manchester City confirm Vincent Kompany is to leave the club after 11 years and 360 games

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Manchester City confirm Vincent Kompany is to leave the club after 11 years and 360 games

Premier League champions, Manchester City have confirmed Vincent Kompany is leaving after 11 years of service and 360 games at the club.

 

The announcement comes just a day after the centre-back and captain played in City’s 6-0 win against Watford in Saturday’s FA Cup final. 

 

The 33-year-old who played 360 games for the club will now move  to boyhood club Anderlecht where he will become player-manager.   

 

Kompany leaves a superb legacy and chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak said: ‘There have been many important contributors to Manchester City’s renaissance, but arguably none are more important than Vincent Kompany.

‘He defines the essence of the club. For a decade he has been the lifeblood, the soul, and beating heart of a supremely talented squad.

‘A booming voice in the dressing room yet a quiet and measured ambassador off it, Vincent can be as proud of himself as we are of him.

‘I am not sure he expected to lift the Premier League trophy on four occasions during his…



Linda Ikeji