‘How bad is your luck?’: Vincent Kompany sympathises with former rivals Liverpool over delay to their Premier League title win… but says ‘rightful winners’ have to be crowned after blowing away Manchester City
- Liverpool were 25 points clear of Man City when the season was suspended
- The Reds just need two more wins to secure first top-flight title in 30 years
- Premier League are pressing ahead with plans to resume the campaign
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Former Manchester City defender Vincent Kompany has revealed he has sympathy for Liverpool’s title plight.
The Reds were a massive 25 points clear of second-placed Manchester City and on course for a first title in 30 years when the Premier League was suspended on March 13 due to the coronavirus crisis.
Premier League clubs remain determined to complete the season and are pressing ahead with plans to resume the campaign on June 12.
Vincent Kompany (above) has revealed he has sympathy for Liverpool’s title plight
Jurgen Klopp’s side need only two wins from their remaining nine games to end City’s reign as champions.
And Kompany told the Daily Mirror: ‘I can imagine and I can empathise – how bad’s your luck, right.
‘But we need to hope the rightful winners get everything they deserved.’
Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany lifts the Premier League trophy last season
Kompany scored a decisive goal at Leicester City in last season’s dramatic title race to swing the advantage towards Manchester City.
He then left to rejoin Anderlecht. The 34-year-old was briefly player-manager before stepping down to focus on being a player.
Anderlecht finished in mid-table as the Belgian Pro League was curtailed last month.
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson will hope to finally lift the title after 30-year wait
Liverpool are back in training as they wait for the season to resume after coronavirus shutdown
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