Confirmed line-up of stars set to feature in Vincent Kompany testimonial match

Confirmed line-up of stars set to feature in Vincent Kompany testimonial match

All is set for Vincent Kompany’s testimonial match, which will be played on Wednesday 11 September at 7.45pm.

The match will bring together Manchester City legends, who will be managed by Pep Guardiola, against Premier League stars All-Stars, managed by Roberto Martinez. 

Thiery Henry was the last player to confirm his participation on Wednesday and will lead the attack alongside former teammate Robin van Persie. 

Kompany, who captained the club to immense success in the last couple of seasons, will grace the Etihad pitch for one final time in the sky-blue jersey in the match, with proceeds set to address homelessness on the Manchester City streets.

Confirmed squads

Manchester City Legends – managed by Pep Guardiola

Goalkeepers: Joe Hart, Costel Pantilimon

Defenders: Vincent Kompany, Aleksandr Kolarov, Joleon Lescott, Micah Richards, Kolo Toure, Pablo Zabaleta, Richard Dunne, Gael Clichy

Midfielders: Nigel De Jong, Samir Nasri, Shaun Wright-Phillips, Stephen Ireland, David Silva, Dietmar Hamann, James Milner

Forwards: Craig Bellamy, Sergio Aguero, Edin Dzeko, Mario Balotelli, Benjani

Premier League All-Stars XI – Managed by Roberto Martinez

Goalkeepers: Edwin van der Sar, Shay Given

Defenders: Phil Neville, Gary Neville, John O’Shea, Wes Brown

Midfielders: Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt, Michael Carrick, Ryan Giggs, Rafael van der Vaart, Cesc Fabregas

Forwards: Thierry Henry, Robin van Persie

Kompany left City at the end of last season, heading to Anderlecht where he initially took the role of player-cum-coach. 

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