Vincent Kompany told his Manchester City team-mates winning the Champions League was their next target as he announced he was leaving the club, it has been revealed.
Samir Nasri will link up with former Manchester City team-mate Vincent Kompany at Anderlecht, who announced the capture of the winger on a free transfer.
Vincent Kompany has promised to be “as driven” as Pep Guardiola as he embarks on a career in management at Anderlecht.
Craig Bellamy has signed a three-year deal to become the Under-21s coach at Belgian club Anderlecht.
What the papers say Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho is considering making a Premier League return with Chelsea, the Daily Express reports. The Brazilian, who previously played for Liverpool, has struggled to make an impact since departing for LaLiga. Manchester United and Paris St Germain are possible destinations for the 27-year-old, but Sunday Times journalist Duncan Castles is quoted as saying the player’s “preference would be to go to Chelsea”.
What the papers say The seemingly very near departure of Maurizio Sarri from Chelsea has left Derby County steeling themselves for an approach for manager Frank Lampard, The Sun reports. According to the paper, two-time Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has told friends he would like a third term at Stamford Bridge, while RB Leipzig coach Ralf Rangnick has also been tipped as a successor. But former Blues star Lampard is the bookies’ favourite to take the reins at his old club. Chelsea are understood to have agreed on a compensation deal worth in excess of £5million for their Italian boss to join Juventus after just one season at Stamford Bridge.
Vincent Kompany said he had “given everything” to Manchester City as he bade an emotional farewell to the club in front of 100,000 fans.
Manchester City need a new captain as Vincent Kompany brings to a close 11 memorable years with the club.
What the papers say After winning the domestic treble, Manchester City appear ready to hand boss Pep Guardiola a bumper deal to keep him at the club for at least the next five years. According to the Sun, the 48-year-old – who still has two years remaining on his current contract – could see his annual salary rise from £15million to £20million.
Manchester City completed a historic domestic treble as they thrashed Watford 6-0 to win the FA Cup at Wembley. There was plenty more silverware handed out on an action-packed sporting weekend. Here, Press Association Sport takes a look at some of the best pictures.