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REVEALED: Why Man City captain Kompany will not go to Barcelona

A move to Barcelona for Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany was never going to happen, it has been revealed.

El Mundo Deportivo says Barca made a serious move for the Belgian in 2012 as they sought a new centre-half signing.

Some on the board wanted PSG defender Thiago Silva, then of AC Milan, but is was agreed to make a move for Kompany.

However, talks never reached a serious stage due to the difficult relationship between Barca sports director Andoni Zubizarreta and Kompany's agent, Jacques Liechtenstein.

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