Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has ended himself being axed from the starting lining up after he and team-mate Fernandinho were involved in a fight at Anfield.

The team-mates exchanged heated words in the dressing room at half time against Liverpool.

A source close to Manchester City explained the incident, ‘Fernandinho had a bit of a go at Vinnie and he went right back at him. He was raging and didn’t take well to the criticism. Others had to get involved to stop it getting worse.’

City’s manager Manuel Pellegrini is said to be on Fernandinho’s side after he suggested Kompany to listen to his team-mate.

Manchester City brought Kompany in 2008 from Hamburg, signed a 5 year deal last summer. Kompany was not used as a substitute by Pellegrini in the win over Leicester City.

Also, Fernandinho was left out of the squad by Manuel Pellegrini and he explained his side needs to refresh following back-to-back defeats against Barcelona and Liverpool.

Manchester City are 5 points behind Chelsea, who have a game in hand. Manchester City needs to starting improving their performance in order to retain the Premier League.


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