Pep Guardiola confirmed captain Vincent Kompany would be ruled out of action for “weeks” following a knee injury the Belgian picked up against Crystal Palace.
Unfortunately for Kompany, the skipper has now suffered his third injury of the season already, and his future at the club is beginning to look rather bleak.
Since joining in 2008, Vince has become City’s most significant captain in recent memory – guiding City to a total of five major honours in the past five seasons.
Many supporters are beginning to grow tired of Kompany’s injury situation. Despite his iconic status at the club, the fans now believe it’s time for Guardiola to reinvest in the squad and ensure Kompany’s departure is not too significant for the club.
Here at Inside Manchester City, our team have debated who should be considered as a suitable replacement for the icon City defender. These THREE defenders were the most favourable our writers concluded with.