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Goal-shy Crystal Palace give Manchester City chance to gain ground in title race

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It is a signal of Manchester City's inconsistency that they have not managed to string together two successive Premier League victories since mid-October. Yet it is a sign of the division's unpredictability that despite this, Manuel Pellegrini's side remain just three points off the top as they go into Saturday's home match against Crystal Palace.

Goal-shy Crystal Palace give Manchester City chance to gain ground in title race

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It is a signal of Manchester City's inconsistency that they have not managed to string together two successive Premier League victories since mid-October. Yet it is a sign of the division's unpredictability that despite this, Manuel Pellegrini's side remain just three points off the top as they go into Saturday's home match against Crystal Palace.

Pellegrini: Kompany could be sidelined until ‘the last part of the season’

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Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany could be sidelined with a calf injury until "the last part of the season," manager Manuel Pellegrini revealed on Tuesday. Kompany, 29, has made just 12 appearances this season due to a succession of calf problems.

The Belgium center back's latest injury, sustained during City's 4-1 win over Sunderland on Dec.

Pellegrini: Kompany could be sidelined until ‘the last part of the season’

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Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany could be sidelined with a calf injury until "the last part of the season," manager Manuel Pellegrini revealed on Tuesday. Kompany, 29, has made just 12 appearances this season due to a succession of calf problems.

The Belgium center back's latest injury, sustained during City's 4-1 win over Sunderland on Dec.

Albrighton: Manchester City ‘a test’ of Leicester’s staying power

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Leicester City winger Marc Albrighton says the Premier League leaders can bounce back from defeat to Liverpool against title rivals Manchester City at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday night.

While Leicester's 15-goal top scorer Jamie Vardy is expected to be fully fit after a virus, City will be without injured captain Vincent Kompany.

Albrighton: Manchester City ‘a test’ of Leicester’s staying power

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Leicester City winger Marc Albrighton says the Premier League leaders can bounce back from defeat to Liverpool against title rivals Manchester City at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday night.

While Leicester's 15-goal top scorer Jamie Vardy is expected to be fully fit after a virus, City will be without injured captain Vincent Kompany.

‘Invincible’ Vincent Kompany vows to fight back from new injury misery

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Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany described himself as "invincible" on Saturday despite seeing his latest injury comeback last just eight minutes.

The 29-year-old Belgian international came on as a second-half substitute in the 4-1 win over Sunderland after eight matches out with a calf injury.

‘Invincible’ Vincent Kompany vows to fight back from new injury misery

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Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany described himself as "invincible" on Saturday despite seeing his latest injury comeback last just eight minutes.

The 29-year-old Belgian international came on as a second-half substitute in the 4-1 win over Sunderland after eight matches out with a calf injury.

Video: Man City boss Manuel Pellegrini on Vincent Kompany’s injury

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Evening Ticker: Guardiola reportedly accepts Man City job; Van Gaal rips media; and more

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Pep Guardiola already set the date on when he would be leaving his job at Bayern Munich, and after a week of speculation about his various options, the Spanish manager has reportedly settled on the joining the club he has been linked with for months.

German media outlet Bild is reporting that Guardiola has accepted a job with English Premier League side Manchester City, meaning current manager Manuel Pelligrini will be out of a job.

Macnhester City are stuck in neutral until Vincent Kompany and Pablo Zabaleta return

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This time last year, talk of Vincent Kompany's inconsistency began defining his reputation, with the once vaunted central defender reduced to a precarious place among soccer's elite. Now, with Manchester City undefeated in the league when the imposing Belgian is in the lineup, the debate about his value has gone silent.

Macnhester City are stuck in neutral until Vincent Kompany and Pablo Zabaleta return

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This time last year, talk of Vincent Kompany's inconsistency began defining his reputation, with the once vaunted central defender reduced to a precarious place among soccer's elite. Now, with Manchester City undefeated in the league when the imposing Belgian is in the lineup, the debate about his value has gone silent.

Arsenal v Manchester City: Predictions & Betting Tips

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Arsenal entertain Manchester City in the final Premier League game before Christmas in what promises to be a mouth-watering affair.

Both sides would have the opportunity to spend Christmas Day top of the table should Leicester City slip up at Everton on Saturday.

The Best Bits: Man City 1-4 Liverpool (Photos)

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Manchester City 1-4 Liverpool Premier League 21st November 2015

Liverpool produced an outstanding performance away at Manchester City in Saturday's late game, with Jurgen Klopp's ‘rock'n'roll football' ripping through the Etihad to the tune of an incredible 4-1 scoreline.

The Reds were sharp from the first whistle and found themselves ahead after just seven minutes, when Eliaquim Mangala awkwardly put through his own net.

Vincent Kompany withdraws from Belgium squad

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Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has withdrawn from the Belgium squad for their friendlies against Italy and Spain.The 29-year-old, who was not involved in full training with his country on Tuesday or Wednesday, was the subject of a club-versus-country row during the previous international break when he played in a Euro 2016 qualifier against Israel despite assertions from City boss Manuel Pellegrini that he was unfit because of a calf injury.

Vincent Kompany withdraws from Belgium squad

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Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has withdrawn from the Belgium squad for their friendlies against Italy and Spain.The 29-year-old, who was not involved in full training with his country on Tuesday or Wednesday, was the subject of a club-versus-country row during the previous international break when he played in a Euro 2016 qualifier against Israel despite assertions from City boss Manuel Pellegrini that he was unfit because of a calf injury.

Manuel Pellegrini denies he is punishing Vincent Kompany for playing for Belgium

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Manuel Pellegrini has dismissed suggestions he is punishing his Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany for playing for Belgium. Kompany has been on the bench for both City games since Pellegrini expressed frustration that the defender played for his country in a Euro 2016 qualifier last week. The 29-year-old had missed City's previous five games with a calf injury, and Pellegrini had insisted he would not be fit to play during the international break.

Manuel Pellegrini denies he is punishing Vincent Kompany for playing for Belgium

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Manuel Pellegrini has dismissed suggestions he is punishing his Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany for playing for Belgium. Kompany has been on the bench for both City games since Pellegrini expressed frustration that the defender played for his country in a Euro 2016 qualifier last week. The 29-year-old had missed City's previous five games with a calf injury, and Pellegrini had insisted he would not be fit to play during the international break.

Vincent Kompany open to MLS move

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Vincent Kompany is certainly enjoying his time at Manchester City, but the Belgian centerback already has his eyes set on his potential next destination.

The Man City starsays he would be very open to making an MLS move upon the expiration of his current contract.

City star doubtful for crucial clash against Manchester United

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Manchester City have more injury worries for the upcoming derby against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Their skipper Vincent Kompany is doubtful for the crucial clash against his side's arch-rivals in the Premier League clash on Sunday, according to Manuel Pellegrini.

Pellegrini criticizes Wilmots for playing Kompany during international break

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Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has hit out at Belgium after captain Vincent Kompany featured in their final Euro 2016 qualifier this week.Kompany was called up for international duty despite missing City's last five games with a calf injury.

Pellegrini had insisted that his influential skipper would not be fit for either of the games against Andorra or Israel but Belgium coach Marc Wilmots fielded him in the latter.

Pellegrini criticizes Wilmots for playing Kompany during international break

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Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has hit out at Belgium after captain Vincent Kompany featured in their final Euro 2016 qualifier this week.Kompany was called up for international duty despite missing City's last five games with a calf injury.

Pellegrini had insisted that his influential skipper would not be fit for either of the games against Andorra or Israel but Belgium coach Marc Wilmots fielded him in the latter.

Belgium prepared to defy Pellegrini and play Kompany against Isreal

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Vincent Kompany could feature for Belgium in Tuesday's Euro 2016 qualifying clash with Israel in Brussels.The centerback has missed the last five games in all competitions for Manchester City due to a calf problem, and prior to the current international break, Blues manager Manuel Pellegrini's verdict on Kompany, with regard to his chances of being involved in his country's forthcoming matches against Andorra and Israel , was "he cannot play".

Belgium prepared to defy Pellegrini and play Kompany against Isreal

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Vincent Kompany could feature for Belgium in Tuesday's Euro 2016 qualifying clash with Israel in Brussels.The centerback has missed the last five games in all competitions for Manchester City due to a calf problem, and prior to the current international break, Blues manager Manuel Pellegrini's verdict on Kompany, with regard to his chances of being involved in his country's forthcoming matches against Andorra and Israel , was "he cannot play".

Vincent Kompany’s calf injury will keep him out of Belgium’s next Euro 2016 qualifiers

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Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has told Belgium their captain Vincent Kompany will not be fit for their final Euro 2016 qualifiers.Kompany has been named in the Belgium squad for their upcoming fixtures against Andorra and Israel despite missing City's last four games with a calf injury.

Vincent Kompany’s calf injury will keep him out of Belgium’s next Euro 2016 qualifiers

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Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has told Belgium their captain Vincent Kompany will not be fit for their final Euro 2016 qualifiers.Kompany has been named in the Belgium squad for their upcoming fixtures against Andorra and Israel despite missing City's last four games with a calf injury.

Kompany insists calf injury is no cause for concern

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Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany insists the calf injury that forced him to leave the field against Juventus is no cause for concern. Kompany was replaced by summer signing Nicolas Otamendi after 75 minutes of City's Champions League opener, with the game finely balanced at 1-1. Alvaro Morata scored the winner for Juve just six minutes later, but that disappointment looks unlikely to be compounded by a layoff for their skipper.

Kompany insists calf injury is no cause for concern

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Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany insists the calf injury that forced him to leave the field against Juventus is no cause for concern. Kompany was replaced by summer signing Nicolas Otamendi after 75 minutes of City's Champions League opener, with the game finely balanced at 1-1. Alvaro Morata scored the winner for Juve just six minutes later, but that disappointment looks unlikely to be compounded by a layoff for their skipper.

Manchester City in Anxious Wait Over Star Player’s Injury

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Manchester City are waiting anxiously on the severity of the injury suffered by captain Vincent Kompany in last night's Champions League group stage loss to Juventus 2-1 at the Etihad Stadium.

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Manchester City 1-2 Juventus: Late Morata stunner sends Citizens crashing [VIDEO]

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Manchester City suffered familiar a European wobble as they surrendered a lead to lose their Champions League Group D opener 2-1 to Juventus.

City looked in control at the Etihad Stadium after taking a controversial 57th-minute lead when Giorgio Chiellini turned the ball into his own net under pressure from Vincent Kompany.

Manchester City 1-2 Juventus: Late Morata stunner sends Citizens crashing [VIDEO]

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Manchester City suffered familiar a European wobble as they surrendered a lead to lose their Champions League Group D opener 2-1 to Juventus.

City looked in control at the Etihad Stadium after taking a controversial 57th-minute lead when Giorgio Chiellini turned the ball into his own net under pressure from Vincent Kompany.

Photo: Vincent Kompany celebrating with Man City new boy Kevin De Bruyne after great goal

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Squad Analysis: Manchester City’s Summer Transfer Window Reviewed

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Vincent Kompany relishing his link-up with Kevin De Bruyne at Manchester City

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Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany is relishing the chance to play alongside international team-mate Kevin De Bruyne at club level.

City finally announced on Sunday they had signed Belgium playmaker De Bruyne in a deal believed to be worth around £54million, a new club record.

The club had been linked with the 24-year-old all summer and Kompany, also the Belgium skipper, is convinced he will make a big impact at the Etihad Stadium.

Vincent Kompany opens up on secret of excellent Man City start to season

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Nicolas Otamendi completes move to Manchester City

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Manchester City have announced the signing of Argentina defender Nicolas Otamendi from Valencia.

The 27-year-old, who had been strongly linked with a £28.5million move to the Etihad Stadium since the weekend, has signed a five-year contract with the Barclays Premier League club.

Otamendi will bolster central defensive ranks at City that include two familiar faces in former Porto team-mate Eliaquim Mangala and international colleague Martin Demichelis, as well as captain Vincent Kompany.

Chelsea were predictable and fell for Man City’s traps, says Vincent Kompany

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Manchester City 3-0 Chelsea: Analysis and Reaction

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The biggest game of the season so far pitted last season's top 2 against each other, but the in the end, it was hardly a contest at all. Manchester City's resounding 3-0 win against defending champions Chelsea on Sunday has sent a clear message to every team in the Premier League.

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Man City Fans Baffled After Vincent Kompany Begins Tweeting Hour-Long Nursery Rhyme Compilations

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All the king's horses and all the king's men couldn't put Vinny together again

Many Man City fans were left baffled in the aftermath of their Boxing Day victory over Sunderland whenclub captain Vincent Kompany began Tweeting links to nursery rhyme compilation videos on Youtube.

The Belgian centre-half made his long-awaited return from injury against the Black Cats but lasted a matter ofminutes before having to be subbed off again after over-stretching and doing himself yet another muscular whoopsie.

Union land Stewart for SD, recaps and reactions to Sunday’s season ending win, more

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Union announce Earnie Stewart will be club's sporting director beginning Jan 1. Recaps and reaction to Union win in season finale. More news.