Kompany out for 4-6 weeks, says Guardiola

ABS-CBN Sports on Nov 25, 2016 10:40 PM
Kompany out for 4-6 weeks, says Guardiola
Manchester City's goalkeeper Claudio Bravo, top, lands after colliding with his teammate Vincent Kompany, bottom, as he makes a catch under pressure from Crystal Palace's Jason Puncheon, left, during the English Premier League soccer match between Crystal Palace and Manchester City at Selhurst Park stadium in London, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Vincent Kompany's latest injury setback could keep the Manchester City captain out for up to six weeks.

City manager Pep Guardiola said on Friday that Kompany, who has knee ligament damage, has visited a specialist in Barcelona who advised on a previous injury sustained by the defender.

Guardiola said the specialist agreed with the prognosis of City's doctors, and that Kompany will be out for four to six weeks.

Kompany is estimated to have had 35 separate injuries since joining City in 2008, keeping him out for a total of about 2 1/2 years.

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