Vincent Kompany sends emphatic message on Twitter after Manchester City defeat

The City skipper is looking to unite his team in the face of adversity.

It's hardly an ideal time to be a Manchester City supporter.

Yes, Manuel Pellegrini's men have done what they have often failed to and navigated their Champions League group. But a Premier League title many had already decided was won by the Etihad outfit is now causing City a few problems.

Liverpool thrashed Pellegrini's side 4-1 recently, before Stoke City played them off the park to beat them 2-0 on Saturday afternoon.

Those results, as well as a 0-0 draw with Aston Villa, have left Manchester City three points off the top of the Premier Leauge table. City sit behind both Leicester City and Arsenal and few would blame the club for panicking a little at this stage.

But a voice of authority in Vincent Kompany has spoken out after the loss - on Twitter at least - to champion unity in the face of adversity.

Indeed, the 29-year-old Belgian took to social media with the above post, delivering an injury update before insisting the team must stick together and keep fighting.

Manchester City host Borussia Monchengladbach in the Champions League next week, before hosting Swansea City in the top flight.

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