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Manchester City left back Aleks Zinchenko has told Manchester Evening News about the moment Vincent Kompany told the team he’s going to leave the club.
Cityzens beat Watford 6-0 at Wembley Stadium to finish their season with domestic treble.
After the match, captain Kompany told his teammates in the dressing room the match against Watford was the last for him as Manchester City player.
“Nobody knew he was going to say it. I was crying to be honest because nobody was waiting for that, especially me. But that’s football, nobody knows what could happen.” Zinchenko said.
“Last season Vincent Kompany was helping me a lot. Outside the pitch, inside the pitch, about this position. I remember a few times he took me after some training sessions, he was working with me around 40 minutes or something to try and help me.”
“Definitely (if he wants to keep in touch with Kompany ). I would like to be in touch with him. For me he is absolutely a life legend. I am so lucky.
“Why not? He can be the City manager. He is the smartest guy I know.” Ukraine international added.
Kompany has joined in 2008 from Hamburger SV. Belgium international will start the new season as Anderlecht’s player-manager.