Kompany leaves City | Joining Anderlecht as Player/Manager

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    jojojo JoJoJoJoJoJo Staff

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    Welcome to Manchester reception committee
    According to BBC Radio 5.

    Will not be renewing his contact which ends this month.
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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's Scout

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    That'll be a great free transfer signing for someone.

    Where will he go? Manchester United could use someone like him.
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    Castia Full Member

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    Yeah they just announced it.

    Shocked to be honest, he's still a top defender it will be a loss for City.

    The bad part is they will surely go all out for De Ligt now.
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018 Scout

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    City announced it too.
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    LInkash Full Member

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    De Ligt to City confirmed :(
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    haram Full Member

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    Great player. He finally got his quadruple I guess...
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    Wayne's World Full Member

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    Great leader....exactly what we are missing at United
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    Carl has permanently erect nipples

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    Another for the MLS? Can't see him going to a big European league
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    tenpoless Full Member

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    No quadruple for him then.
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    Treble Full Member

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    Top defender but you can't rely on him to stay fit.

    Interestingly, Otamendi is rumoured to leave too. City will buy another CB and use Fernadinho as a cover when needed.
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    Jeffthered Full Member

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    Wow.

    That's actually a big loss to that club. Nobody close to replacing his presence.

    City / Utd stuff aside, I must say that he is one heck of a football player.
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    Wouldn't surprise me at all if this is why De Ligt's transfer to Barca didn't happen yet, City are going all in
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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's Scout

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    Why not? He only just turned 33 last month. Got a couple more years at the top and he most certainly does not need the classic "one last payday".
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    steakpie New Member

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    If they sign De Ligt I am done with football
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    So no quadruple?
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    Treble Full Member

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    Injured for 2/3 of the season.
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    Can City finally say with him and Aguero they have some legends now alongside Goater etc.
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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's Scout

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    How would that be any different in America?

    All but about 6 clubs in the world would take Kompany now on a free transfer for a couple of year.
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    zeekey Full Member

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    My first thought too.
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    It’s not like we have a chance in the first place.
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    Treble Full Member

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    I was talking from the perspective of top clubs (in Europe). Dunno about America, maybe midtable clubs in England would go for him if his financial demands are not high.
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    Sassy Colin Death or the gladioli!

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    Never even won that elusive quadruple. Loser.
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    He’s been brilliant for them, a real leader

    They might miss that leadership
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    Yea. And both bought under their first billionaire owner rather than the even richer second one?
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    Mourinhonista Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    City and Guardiola are absolutely ruthless to kick him out. Ferguson would have done the same, here we reward much lesser players such as Young or Jones contract extensions, mind boggling. Signing someone like de Ligt is the smart business. Hopefully with the right players who work their bollocks off, we stand a chance next season.
    One can hope...
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    Wibble In Gadus Speramus Staff

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    His pace is gone. Great player but running on memories and is more suited to moving to the US at this stage if his career.
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    That's how you do it. The mentality has been instilled across the squad now, he's starting to decline so time to move him on. No room for sentimentality.
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    On a serious note I reckon we should sign. One person that can directly come to the club adn actually show some leadership but I doubt he would come. These are desperate times.

    TBF he won the domestic Quad
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    Maybe not but i dont want to see our rivals get stronger, id prefer De Ligt to join Barce if not us obviously.
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    ArjenIsM3 Full Member

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    Nah, they will replace him with De Ligt.
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    Our club would've given him a 300k a week pension plan just for scoring.
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    I guess that’s where the ‘open to a United move’ comes from.
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    & here we are fighting amongst ourselves because Herrera is of to Paris for a huge payday.

    I’m actually somewhat impressed with Citeh on this one; his form towards the end of the season could have led to some unwarranted sentimentality but no, Pep thinks his best days are behind him so they’ll spend £100mil on de Ligt [thats not very impressive] but getting rid of your best defender who’s body betrays him for 5 months of the season is.
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    Fair play to him and City showing good tactics to move him on... but have you read the statement....talk of him cherishing the wise counsel off Sheikh etc etc...clawing self promotion of the ruling family.

    This is why I don't want a saudi takeover....even when they do something right it comes with layers of fawning attention that makes the announcement cringe worthy.
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    golden_blunder Site admin. Manchester United fan Staff

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    Shush! None of that dirty talk here
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    BrianMcClair'sBarnet New Member

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    I called this a couple of days ago in the De Ligt transfer thread.:D
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    Carl has permanently erect nipples

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    I dunno. I know he's not a one club man, but he's like a one club man. If ya get me. Just can't imagine him elsewhere where it's possible he'd be competing against City.
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    Quite surprised they called time on him now. I thought he'd sign a one-year extension and then call it quits after that.

    Unfortunately for every team looking to bolster their defence with the best quality, City are going to have first dibs now most likely. De Ligt is probably on their radar and Kompany leaving is probably a big factor in them being able to sign such a player who will expect to be going straight into the first XI.
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    Thank god we didn't let our captain go on a free! We got ambitions you see!