Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany sends message to Liverpool-bound James Milner

James Milner will join Liverpool after leaving Premier League rivals Manchester City next month.

Manchester City defender Vincent Kompany has taken to social networking site Twitter to wish James Milner the best of luck at Liverpool.

Milner will join the Merseyside outfit next month when his current contract with Premier League rivals City runs out.

The England international midfielder won two Premier League titles, an FA Cup and the League Cup during his five years at City.

City centre-back Kompany has taken to Twitter to wish Milner well, while praising his “drive and passion” - qualities which will surely please Liverpool fans.

Milner has been on the books of City since 2010, but he has never really been guaranteed a regular place in the starting line-up.

The former Leeds United and Aston Villa star scored five goals and created 52 chances in 32 Premier League appearances in the recently concluded 2014-15 campaign, while having a pass accuracy of 79% and a shot accuracy of 41%.

The Englishman is not one of the most technically gifted footballers, but he is an all-round midfield player who works hard and does what he is told.

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