Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Skipper's Praise for Quick-Thinking Boss

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Skipper's Praise for Quick-Thinking Boss

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VINCENT Kompany has pinpointed the single biggest thing that Pep Guardiola has brought to City.

The Blues skipper has emerged as a key figure for the manager, after seemingly emerging from his injury nightmare and proving that he is a good fit for Guardiola's tactical approach.

The Catalan is credited with having introduced a whole new culture at the club, revamping approaches to nutrition, fitness, and team bonding.

But Kompany says that it is during the game that you see Guardiola's greatest attribute.

"I would say Pep Guardiola's number one quality is that he sees the technical and tactical aspect of a game really fast," said Kompany.

"Sometimes when you are in a game it is hard to figure out what is going on, especially with players you don't know, but he can break it down pretty quickly and then solve the issue. …

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