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Vincent Kompany in line for a new Man City contract

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is eager to reward skipper Vincent Kompany with a new deal. City are set to offer Kompany a one-year extension so he can prove his fitness.

Veteran defender Kompany, who has spent 11 years as a Blue and captained them to three titles and a hat-trick of League Cups while also helping them lift the FA Cup, is out of contract this summer.

Boss Pep Guardiola has said he would like the 32-year-old Belgium international to get a new deal.

The Etihad boss said: “Yeah, we’re considering it, we’re talking about. I’d like that.

“He’s our captain, 11 years here. We saw his huge personality [in the 2-1 win over Liverpool. The only problem with Vincent is his injury problems.”

Asked if Kompany remained City’s best defender when fit, Guardiola said: “One against one? Absolutely.

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