The former Manchester City captain, Vincent Kompany will not be appearing in tonight’s City Legends v Premier League All Stars match due to slight hamstring injury.
The four-time Premier League winner was due to say farewell to the club by playing in a star-studded friendly at the Etihad Stadium later today.
“Thankfully it’s a celebration game, I don’t actually need to be on the pitch,” the 33-year-old Anderlecht player-manager said.
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“It’s for an unbelievable cause too, so I don’t think my missing out is the most important thing, and that’s how City fans know me anyway. I’ve had to deal with a lot of injuries and absences in my career, the irony of me missing my own testimonial won’t be lost on anyone.”