Vincent Kompany to leave CIty
The Belgian defender has been at the Manchester club for 11 years, winning the Premier League 4 times, FA Cup twice, the League Cup 4 times and the Community Shield on 2 occasions.
In his stunning career at Manchester City, the defender made 360 appearances in an injury blighted 11 years, scoring 20 goals, including his astonishing effort against Leicester a few weeks ago.
Kompany commented on the matter, saying: "As overwhelming as it is, the time has come for me to go. And what a season to bow out. I feel nothing but gratefulness. I am grateful to all those who supported me on a special journey, at a very special club. I remember the first day, as clear as I see the last. I remember the boundless kindness I received from the people of Manchester."
"I will never forget how all Man City supporters remained loyal to me in good times and especially bad times. Against the odds you have always backed me and inspired me to never give up. "
"Sheikh Mansour changed my life and that of all the City fans around the world, for that I am forever grateful. A blue nation has arisen and challenged the established order of things, I find that awesome."