Manchester City morning round-up: Kompany defiant, stresses importance of Bony

A round up of news stories this morning related to Manchester City.

Vincent Kompany has told the Guardian that Manchester City are fired up to take on Chelsea.

The champions were beaten after a professional performance from Arsenal in their last game.

“In theory it should be better for us now because we will be fired up for that more, definitely,” said the captain.

City take on Chelsea when the Premier League returns after the FA Cup break.

Kompany has also stressed the importance of new signing Wilfried Bony to the Manchester Evening News.

City’s captain claims the side need Bony to win the Premier League title this season.

Kompany has confirmed he ‘really rates’ the £28 million arrival from Swansea City.

Bony has been quoted by talkSPORT stressing his desire to play in the Champions League for the club.

TalkSPORT claims City are likely to include Bony in their squad for their next European game against Barcelona, which is the first knock out round of the Champions League.

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