Manchester City have been handed a fitness boost as captain Vincent Kompany returned to training on Thursday following a calf injury.
Kompany, 28, took a knock in City's Champions League loss to CSKA Moscow on Nov. 5 and then missed the 2-2 draw at QPR in the Premier League three days later.
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