Vincent Kompany, Man City legend, retires from football and named Anderlecht manager

Vincent Kompany, Man City legend, retires from football and named Anderlecht manager

- Vincent Kompany has hanged his football boots and has been appointed coach of Anderlecht

- The Belgian won four Premier League titles at Manchester City before he left England

- Kompany played more than 350 games for the Citizens at the Etihad stadium

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Manchester City legend Vincent Kompany has announced his retirement from football at the age of 34 and has been named as the head coach of European club Anderlecht.

The ex-Belgian footballer was one of the best defenders in the Premier League during his active playing time considering his performances at the Etihad stadium.

Kompany was also impressive in the national team in which Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku thanked him for the chance to play with him.

Vincent Kompany won four Premier League titles at Manchester City and two of which were under Spaniard Pep Guardiola.

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The 34-year-old also won four League Cups and two FA Cups during his time at the Etihad where he became a legend.

He left Manchester City after winning the 2018/19 Premier League title in which Kompany scored wonder goal in last game of the season against Leicester City.

Anderlecht have also confirmed the appointment of Vincent Kompany as their new head coach and they club are optimistic that the Belgian can bring glory to the side.

''Vincent becomes the head coach of RSC Anderlecht. He stops his playing career and takes over from Franky,'' the club announced on their official social media account.

Vincent Kompany, Man City legend, retires from football and named Anderlecht manager

Vincent Kompany, Man City legend, retires from football and named Anderlecht manager (photo: Getty)
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Nigerian footballer Fisayo Dele-Bashiru completed a move to Championship side Sheffield Wednesday from Manchester City for an undisclosed fee.

The second division club made the announcement on their official website claiming that the 19-year-old will help them in their campaign next season.

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Fisayo Dele-Bashiru is now the first summer signing for Sheffield Wednesday who will be fighting for promotion to the Premier League next term.

At the just concluded season in the Championship, Sheffield Wednesday did not do well as they finished as 16th best on the final League table.

Dele-Bashiru began his career at Manchester City youth teams, but failed to make it to the first team of the side he joined when he was eight.

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