It was sure to occur sooner somewhat than later.
Vincent Kompany has now began in eight of Manchester Metropolis’s final 9 Premier League appearances after being named in Pep Guardiola’s beginning line up in opposition to Newcastle, a run Metropolis followers might solely have hoped for because the defender has suffered an injury-filled final two seasons.
He has hit type at simply the correct time, with Manchester Metropolis now sitting 13 factors clear on the prime of the Premier League, and with the 2018 World Cup quick approaching, he’s getting some much-needed sport time below his belt.
Within the early levels of their conflict with Newcastle, Kompany was seen scuffling with a calf drawback, and because of this was substituted after simply 10 minutes.
His frustration was clear to see as he was seen punching the facet of the away dugout as he took his place on the bench, and Metropolis followers will not be feeling a lot better about seeing what has been a well-recognized sight in current seasons with their captain on the sidelines.
Yet one more harm blow to one of many Premier League’s greatest defenders, and Twitter was fast to react to the unfolding occasions.
It’s a disgrace about Kompany’s struggles with health. He’s a beautiful footballer, however a good higher particular person. Deserves higher than this, however our our bodies are not often honest with us.
— Rafael Hernández (@RafaelH117) 27 December 2017
four minutes gone and regardless of not really touching the ball, Vincent Kompany is someway injured. Calf drawback. #NEWMCI
— UNILAD Soccer (@UNILADFooty) 27 December 2017
Kompany injured on the identical night Liverpool affirm VVD? Soccer is so scripted it’s unreal
— #10 (@LosoLFC) 27 December 2017
Seems to be like Vincent Kompany is injured once more for Man Metropolis, surprise why Metropolis didnt attempt to signal Van Dijk
— Ian Abrahams (Moose) (@BroadcastMoose) 27 December 2017
Kompany punches the dug-out as he takes his seat
— Sam Lee (@Sammy_Goal) 27 December 2017
Kompany off…….. 
Absolutely Pep will probably be seeking to bolster his defence through the window.
Jonny Evans anybody?! #MCFC
— Ben Dinnery (@BenDinnery) 27 December 2017
Metropolis followers will now be crossing their fingers hoping Kompany’s newest harm setback will not maintain him out for too lengthy as their group look to additional lengthen their lead on the prime of the Premier League.