On Sunday, Manchester City legend Vincent Kompany announced his departure from the club after 11 years playing for the blue-half of Manchester.
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This has led to Tosin Adarabioyo thanking the Belgian for his guidance and tutelage over the course of the promising defender’s time at City.
Kompany, ever the gentlemen, responded on Twitter thanking his protege.
Kompany has received praise from every Manchester City player since he announced he was leaving to take up a player/manager role at Anderlecht.
The captain was a massive part of City’s final push towards their fourth Premier League Title, scoring a wonder-goal-from 25-yards against Leicester City in a crucial 1-0 win.
It was not just this goal though that proved invaluable, as his experience and tactical-nous ensured City kept seven clean-sheets in the games he played.
City will likely sign an established Premier League centre-back to replace the 33-year-old.
Adarabioyo, though, has undoubtedly learned an incredible amount of knowledge from one of the Premier League’s all-time-great defenders.
All of this can only stand the 21-year-old in good stead for the future.
He has just completed a loan-spell at West Bromwich Albion, where he made 29 appearances – an important step forward in Adarabioyo’s development.
Kompany leaves City having helped Adarabioyo’s career, and it is now up to him to make the most of the advice the City legend has handed out.