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Guardiola admits trying to keep Kompany at Man City

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola admits he tried to convince Vincent Kompany to stay this season.

Kompany left in the summer to become Anderlecht player-manager - leaving City short of centre-halves.

"I tried to convince Vincent a lot to stay one more year with us - a lot," said Guardiola.

"In the last weeks, I said 'no, no, no you are not going to leave me' but he left me.

"When these guys take the decision it is taken."

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