Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Kompany Blow for Blues as Pelle Rules Skipper Out

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Kompany Blow for Blues as Pelle Rules Skipper Out

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VINCENT Kompany will miss tonight's Champions League quarter- final against Paris St Germain.

The Blues skipper joined in with full training for the first time in a month yesterday, but was then ruled out of tonight's second leg at the Etihad Stadium.

But on the bright side, Nicolas Otamendi - who limped away from Saturday's win over West Brom with an ankle injury and missed training yesterday morning - WILL be fit to take on Zlatan and Co.

That means Kompany, Raheem Sterling and the ineligible Samir Nasri - who was dropped from the Champions League squad in January due to his long-term injury - are the only players unavailable.

Sergio Aguero took a painful blow to the Achilles tendon against the Baggies and David Silva missed the game with his ongoing ankle trouble, but both will be OK to play. …

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