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A host of well-known names will descend on the Etihad tonight to take part in Vincent Kompany’s testimonial.
Kompany left Manchester City in the summer after making 360 appearances in all competitions across 11 seasons.
The Belgian centre-back helped City win four Premier League titles, two FA Cups, four League Cups and a pair of Community Shields.
He now heads back to the Etihad and is bringing a number of current and former City stars with him.
Current aces Sergio Aguero and David Silva will feature alongside their former team-mates Joe Hart, Kolo Toure and Mario Balotelli.
More former City stars will feature, including the likes of Joleon Lescott, Samir Nasri and Craig Bellamy, with the side managed by current boss Pep Guardiola.
They will come up a Premier League All-Stars team full of former Manchester United aces among others.
Paul Scholes, Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs will all feature as well as Edwin van der Sar and Nicky Butt.
But it’s not all United with Cesc Fabregas and Thierry Henry also available for Roberto Martinez.
Vincent Kompany testimonial squads
GK: Joe Hart, Costel Pantilimon
DEF: Vincent Kompany, Joleon Lescott, Micah Richards, Kolo Toure, Pablo Zabaleta, Richard Dunne, Gael Clichy
MID: Nigel de Jong, Samir Nasri, Shaun Wright-Phillips, Stephen Ireland, David Silva, Dietmar Hamann, James Milner
ST: Craig Bellamy, Sergio Aguero, Mario Balotelli, Benjani
Premier League All-Stars XI – Managed by Roberto Martinez
GK: Edwin van der Sar, Shay Given
DEF: Phil Neville, Gary Neville, John O’Shea, Wes Brown
MID: Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt, Michael Carrick, Ryan Giggs, Rafael van der Vaart, Cesc Fabregas
ST: Thierry Henry, Robin van Persie