“It’s an incredible honour,” says Metropolis legend Kompany; highway at membership’s coaching complicated renamed after defender; watch testimonial reside on Sky Sports activities Premier League on Wednesday
By Sky Sports activities Information
Final Up to date: 11/09/19 6:46pm
Manchester Metropolis have commissioned a sculpture of former captain Vincent Kompany to be put in exterior the Etihad Stadium.
The Premier League champions have additionally renamed a highway of their coaching complicated after the Belgian defender.
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The highway connecting the membership’s academy pitches and the first-team centre has been renamed ‘Vincent Kompany Crescent’, and includes a mosaic impressed by his match-winning purpose towards Manchester United in 2012.
Manchester Metropolis introduced the plans to honour Kompany on the identical day as his testimonial on the Etihad, reside on Sky Sports activities Premier League.
“It’s an incredible honour to be recognised by this special club in this way,” stated Kompany, who made 360 appearances for Metropolis.
“The journey that we went on together throughout my 11 years in Manchester changed my life and I am delighted to have played my small part in altering the course of this club’s history during that time.”
Metropolis chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak added: “Vincent is a particular determine within the historical past of Manchester Metropolis Soccer Membership.
“He’s not solely an inspirational and resolute chief on the pitch, however an impeccable and articulate ambassador off it.
“His contribution will be remembered for generations to come, by supporters of our club and the wider football community who rightly recognise Vincent as one of the iconic Premier League figures of his generation.”
Watch Vincent Kompany’s testimonial reside on Sky Sports activities Premier League on Wednesday night time.
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