Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Kompany Is out of Business Once Again

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Kompany Is out of Business Once Again

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VINCENT Kompany has been ruled out of tonight's FA Cup replay against Huddersfield in yet another injury blow for the City skipper.

But Blues boss Pep Guardiola is confident the defender will be back in the first-team squad reckoning soon - and will take a part in the rest of the season.

Kompany was due to make his comeback in the original game against Huddersfield, which ended in a goalless draw 11 days ago.

But on the eve of that game he reported a problem with his leg and was left out as a precaution.

Guardiola said at the time it was not a serious problem but it was clearly not just a precaution.

Asked if Kompany was fit to be involved against the Championship outfit at the Etihad Stadium, Guardiola replied: "No. He is much better, but not ready. …

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