Belfast Telegraph

Friday 1 August 2014

City hit by Kompany injury blow

Vincent Kompany, centre, has a thigh problem

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany suffered a thigh strain in the 3-1 win over Everton on Saturday, the club have confirmed.

Kompany, who limped off during the first half at the Etihad Stadium, underwent a scan on Monday which confirmed the injury but City have not said how long he will be out for.

Kompany will miss Belgium's World Cup qualifiers with Croatia on Friday and Wales next Tuesday.

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