Gary Neville, Ryan Giggs And Paul Scholes Among Ten Manchester United Legends Confirmed For Kompany's Testimonial
Ten Manchester United legends have signed up for Vincent Kompany's testimonial at the Etihad.
Kompany, 33, will be honoured on September 11 when City legends side face off against a Premier League All-Stars team.
.@VincentKompany's testimonial might have a bit of a derby feel to it...:large_blue_circle::red_circle:
:large_blue_circle: #mancity https://t.co/9bEKrUvL1B
- Manchester City (@ManCity) August 22, 2019
City's team, which will be led by current coach Pep Guardiola, will feature the likes of Mario Balotelli, Samir Nasri, Nigel de Jong and Craig Bellamy, among others.
A host of United heroes will take on Kompany's City legends. From Gary Neville and Wes Brown to Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs, to name but a few. Belgium manager Roberto Martinez will take charge of the All-Stars.
Here's how both teams could line-up:
Premier League All-Stars
Manchester City Legends: Joe Hart, Shay Given, Micah Richards, Pablo Zabaleta, Dedryck Boyata, Richard Dunne, Joleon Lescott, Aleksandr Kolarov, Gael Clichy, Wayne Bridge, Nigel de Jong, Samir Nasri, Shaun Wright-Phillips, Stephen Ireland, David Silva, Craig Bellamy, Mario Balotelli, Sergio Aguero.
Premier League All-Stars: Edwin van der Sar, Gary Neville, Phil Neville, John O'Shea, Wes Brown, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt, Michael Carrick, Cesc Fabregas Ryan Giggs, Rafael van der Vaart, Emile Heskey, Robin van Persie.
Kompany played 360 games for City and won an impressive four Premier League titles during his glittering 11-year spell in Manchester.
He left the English champions at the end of last season to return to Belgium with his former side Anderlecht.