Throughout a career spanning more than 15 years, former Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has experienced racism more than once.
The son of a black father and a white mother, Kompany grew up in a district of Brussels populated with a large majority of immigrants, In his youth he used to react with anger to the monkey chants and racist abuse that are regularly aimed at black players in soccer stadiums.
Now at the twilight of his career, Kompany is taking a different approach, convinced that...
Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has suggested a move to the United States is a genuine possibility when he leaves the Etihad stadium.
Gundogan is under contract at Manchester City until 2023 and will be 33 when his deal expires. The Germany international said he wants to assess where he is at once he reaches that age and then decide on his next move.
The second leg of the Carabao Cup semifinals take place this week, with Aston Villa booking their spot in the final after beating Leicester City on Tuesday. Defending champions Manchester City take on Manchester United on Wednesday (stream matches on ESPN+). Here's what to look for in the Manchester derby: