Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk is the best ever Premier League centre-back, according to former Manchester City star Vincent Kompany. Van Dijk, 28, has starred since his move from Southampton to Liverpool, for a reported £75 million ($93m), in January 2018. The Netherlands international finished second to Lionel Messi for the Ballon d’Or last year, having helped Liverpool win the Champions […]

Former Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott has hailed Vincent Kompany and compared him to Barcelona legend Carles Puyol ahead of his testimonial match on Wednesday. A selection of Kompany’s former team-mates will line up against a Premier League all-stars XI side that features 10 ex-Manchester United players in the game at the Etihad Stadium. The former […]

Vincent Kompany will pass on coaching duties on matchdays after a dreadful start to his tenure as player-coach of Anderlecht. Kompany ended an 11-year association with Manchester City in May after captaining the club to an unprecedented domestic treble in English football. The 33-year-old Belgium centre-back opted for a return to his boyhood club […]

Vincent Kompany’s start to life as player-manager at Anderlecht did not go as planned as his side were beaten 2-1 at home to minnows Oostende. In the opening game of their Belgian Pro League campaign, Anderlecht took an early lead through Michel Vlap but saw the game turn around late on against the […]

Vincent Kompany has targeted silverware in his first season with Anderlecht, but acknowledged he has “everything to prove” as he embarks on his first coaching job. The centre-back left Manchester City at the end of last season following a trophy-laden 11-year spell to take up a player-manager position with the Belgian club. […]

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