Manchester City's Vincent Kompany out for a month with groin injury

Updated: 23 August 2013 17:56 IST

Manuel Pellegrini also says that he might try to recruit another center back before the transfer window ends but "if we do strengthen it will not just be because of Vincent Kompany's injury".

Manchester City's Vincent Kompany out for a month with groin injury
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Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany will miss at least four weeks of action and a Premier League match against rival Manchester United after picking up a groin injury.

City manager Manuel Pellegrini says that Kompany, who was injured during City's 4-0 opening win against Newcastle on Monday, will be "out for at least one month."

Further assessments will be made and the exact length of Kompany's absence will be given later.

Pellegrini also says that he might try to recruit another center back before the transfer window ends but "if we do strengthen it will not just be because of Vincent Kompany's injury."

City travels to Cardiff on Sunday and hosts United on Sept. 22 after playing Hull and Stoke in the league.

Topics : Football Mark Hughes Vincent Kompany Alex Ferguson Inter Milan Manchester City English Premier League
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