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Belgium prepared to defy Pellegrini and play Kompany against Isreal

Vincent Kompany could feature for Belgium in Tuesday’s Euro 2016 qualifying clash with Israel in Brussels. The center back 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 […]

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

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. The 29-year-old has also […]

Borussia Monchengladbach 1-2 Manchester City: Aguero converts in stoppage time [VIDEO]

Sergio Aguero struck a last-gasp penalty winner as Manchester City came from behind to ignite their Champions League campaign with a 2-1 win at Borussia Monchengladbach. It had looked like a familiar story of frustration and Joe Hart brilliance for City as Lars Stindl finally beat the visitors’ outstanding goalkeeper […]

Premier League clubs are still failing Europe’s tactics tests

There was a moment in Manchester City’s UEFA Champions League opener against Juventus Tuesday when everything seemed to change. Paul Pogba’s inch-perfect pass had just leveled the score after Vincent Kompany’s bulbous forehead had thumped the home side in front. But when a tweak of the calf muscle sent Manchester […]

Sergio Aguero is out of Manchester City’s Champions League meeting with Juventus

Right knee injured on Saturday after foul by Palace’s Dann Silva, Sterling expected to be available Fernandinho, Nasri miss training, expected to play Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Sergio Aguero will miss Manchester City’s Champions League opener at home to Juventus on Tuesday due to a knee injury, manager Manuel […]

Crystal Palace 0-1 Manchester City: Pellegrini predicts bright future for Kelechi Iheanacho [VIDEO]

Kelechi Iheanacho followed his manager's instructions to the letter by grabbing a dramatic last-minute winner to preserve Manchester City's 100 per cent start to the season. The 18-year-old Nigerian, thrown on as a substitute moments earlier, announced himself to the Premier League in style with the strike which sank Crystal […]

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Sergio Aguero still aiming to return for Manchester City’s visit from Liverpool

Sergio Aguero hopes to return for Manchester City in the Barclays Premier League leaders’ clash with Liverpool on Saturday. The prolific Argentina striker has missed City’s last seven games after suffering a hamstring injury while on international duty. A comeback for the 27-year-old — who scored five goals against Newcastle on his […]

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Pellegrini criticizes Wilmots for playing Kompany during international break

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 […]