Former Manchester City Defender, Vincent Kompany has relinquished his coach role at Anderlecht to become the captain of the team.
According to reports by Manchester Evening News Former Manchester City Defender, Vincent Kompany has relinquished his coach role at Anderlecht on match days in order to enable him play as the captain of the team. The Belgium superstar has been in charge of the team since this season and has recorded the club’s worst start to a season in 21 years having two draws and two defeats so far, sitting 13th in the 16-team league.
Kompany during 11-year stay at the Etihad had won 4 Premier League titles, 2 FA Cups, 4 League Cup and 2 Community Shields, he however announced that he would be returning to Anderlecht to become a player-manager of his boyhood club
Head coach of the club Simon Davies will now take on the coaching role on match-days while Kompany will be able to lead as the captain on the field.
“Kompany must be more a player during the match, he must be able to really lead the team on the field. Of course no one doubts that he can, but it is important that he is merely one of the players during the match. So together with my staff, I will take on the tactics next to the field. Because you can plan some things in advance, surprising things always happen during a match. I take that on me” Simon Davies speaking to HLN.