Barcelona Keen on Manchester City Defender Vincent Kompany

Catalan giants set to make summer move for Etihad captain.

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Barcelona are set to make a move for Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany according to The Daily Mail.

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The Belgian defender has become a key part of the team since joining from German side Hamburg and led to the club to Premier League title last season.

They have fallen away to city rivals Manchester United this year though and it is thought Roberto Mancini is keen to revitalise part of his squad but it is thought that the Italian would not be keen on seeing Kompany leave.

Barcelona will are reportedly set to test City’s resolve with a £20 million for the player.

The Catalan giants are keen to add defensive reinforcements to their side as captain Carlos Puyol nears the end of his playing career.

Reports in recent months had suggested they were set to make a move for Borussia Dortmund’s Mats Hummels, but it appears they have been priced out a move for the German international and are beginning to explore their options elsewhere.

The La Liga leaders are keen to add a defender that will fit in with their style of play and they have identified Kompany on account of his ability to pass the ball out of defence.

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