London - Manchester City's injury-plagued captain Vincent
Kompany is hoping to steer clear of the treatment table from now on by paying
more attention to medical advice.
The 30-year-old defender returned from his latest spell on
the sidelines to make his first Premier League start since April in Sunday's
1-1 draw with Southampton.
"I've been out for six months. I've had to make one
commitment to the medical staff, which was that I'd be honest towards them with
my feelings, and that I would listen to them when they made a decision,"
Kompany told British media.
"I told them how I felt the day before the game and
they made the decision for me. I wanted to play, of course, that wasn't even in
doubt, but I've just made this commitment to listen to them a little bit
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City, who are on top of the league on goal difference ahead
of Arsenal and Liverpool, face Manchester United in the fourth round of the
League Cup on Wednesday before travelling to face West Bromwich Albion in the
league three days later.For
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