Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Vinny Is in No Danger of Losing Captaincy

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Vinny Is in No Danger of Losing Captaincy

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VINCENT Kompany's position as City captain is secure, despite his on-going injury problems.

The Belgian international has sought the advice of different specialists after missing much of the season due to his problem calf.

Manuel Pellegrini admits his skipper is 'very concerned' - but insists he has no plans to hand the armband to anyone else.

"I think if he is the captain it is because he deserves to be the captain," said the City manager. "Of course, it's better to have a captain that is always playing.

"But I think he deserves to have a lot of support at this time and not try to criticise by taking the captain out.

"I think that as a captain it's better to be in front of your team every game.

"But you can also work a lot during the week as a captain when you are injured. …

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