Manchester City morning news: Walcott won't feature this weekend, Kompany explains summer business

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A round up of news stories this morning about Manchester City.

Arsenal star Theo Walcott has played down the idea that he could return to action against Manchester City this weekend.

The England attacker has been out of action since suffering a knee injury against Tottenham last season.

“We're not setting specific comeback matches, but I'm just pleased it's hopefully now only a matter of weeks before I'll be back playing,” he told Arsenal’s website.

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has said that the club’s summer business was logical.

City had one of their quieter transfer windows, spending £60 million and bringing in the likes of Eliaquim Mangala from Porto and Willy Caballero from Malaga.

“The summer reinforcements? People should see that as logical for a team like us, to get reinforcements every year. We are forced to. That is a fact,” he told the press.

Kompany also says England will be in a World Cup final before 2030.

The Belgian defender has also said that English youngsters need to play abroad more from early ages.

“England will play in a World Cup final in one of the next four tournaments for the simple reason no other country has such resources to invest in its infrastructure - English players need to take the chance, when they are younger, to have an experience abroad,” he said.

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