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Vincent Kompany

28-Year-Old Defender     Manchester City  Premier


Birthdate:  April 10, 1986    Birthplace:  Uccle, Belgium    Nationality:  Belgium    Height:  6' 3"    Weight:  187 lbs    

August 17, 2014    Vincent Kompany News

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Kompany picked up a yellow card, but posted a clean sheet during Manchester City's 2-0 win over Newcastle on Sunday.

Kompany doesn't get involved in the attack much, although he's been known to score on the occasional corner and set piece. That being said, his fantasy value lies in his ability to register clean sheets, which he did Sunday. It will likely be a bit tougher in Gameweek 2, as City host the high-powered Liverpool attack at the Etihad.

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August 13, 2014

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Kompany signed a five-year contract extension with Manchester City on Wednesday.

Kompany remains one of the elite central defenders in the Premier League and he captains a side that is expected to post plenty of clean sheets this season, especially at home.

August 7, 2014

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Manchester City could offer Kompany a new six-year contract that would see the defender finish his career with the club, according to the Daily Mail.

Certain rumors have suggested Kompany may be on the shopping list of Barcelona this summer, but City manager Manuel Pellegrini is hopeful of securing the defender's services for the future.

June 22, 2014

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Kompany, who has been battling a slight groin injury, started and played all 90 minutes of Belgium's 1-0 win over Russia in the World Cup on Sunday.

Belgium advanced to the knockout stage with the clean sheet, and will face Korea Republic on Thursday to solidify the top spot in the group.

June 19, 2014

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Kompany missed training Thursday due to a slight groin injury, the Associated Press reports.

Coach Marc Wilmots did not seem overly concerned with Kompany's injury and he is fully expected to play Sunday against Russia. Belgium can advance to the knockout stage if they grab all three points Sunday.

April 13, 2014

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Kompany, who limped out of training Saturday with an injury, is in the starting XI for Sunday's match against Liverpool at Anfield.

A huge boost for City, who were quite concerned that Kompany may miss out after suffering his injury so close to Sunday's match. With such a big game, it's not surprising that Kompany made his way back, although it is certainly possible he could be left out of the starting XI for Wednesday's home match against Sunderland.

April 12, 2014

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Kompany limped out of training Saturday after landing awkwardly following an aerial challenge, the Manchester Evening News reports.

Kompany is now considered a serious injury doubt for Sunday's match against Liverpool, although the club was quick to announce that he did travel for the match and that he left Saturday's training session as a precaution. It is unclear how serious the injury is, but with a quick turnaround to Wednesday's match against Sunderland, Kompany could be in line to miss multiple games.

March 26, 2014

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Kompany returned from his one-game red card ban Tuesday against Manchester United and picked up a yellow card and a clean sheet.

City took the derby 3-0 and inched closer to the Premier League summit. Up next is a trip to the Emirates to take on Arsenal.