Vincent Kompany missing might SUIT Manchester City in Paris, says former star

Vincent Kompany missing might SUIT Manchester City in Paris, says former star

first_imgVincent Kompany’s absence could be a good thing for Manchester City against Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday night, talkSPORT have been told.City have been without their captain for long periods this season due to injury and has influence at the heart of their defence has been sorely missed.But, according to the club’s former striker Paul Dickov, it could benefit Manuel Pellegrini’s side being without the Belgian for the Champions League last eight tie in Paris. Speaking on the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast, Dickov said: “I know it might seem stupid, but Vincent Kompany missing tonight might suit City a little bit.“When Vincent plays, they tend to keep a higher line and leave space in behind them because of his leadership and organisation.“If Otamendi and Mangala play they could sit a little bit deeper and look to hit them on the counter with De Bruyne, David Silva and Sergio Aguero up there.“Then they can look to get them back to the Etihad and hopefully have Yaya Toure back, Kompany back and Raheem Sterling back.”talkSPORT has live commentary of Paris Saint-Germain v Manchester City on Wednesday night. Kick off is 19:45 – don’t miss it!last_img

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