​Vincent Kompany returns for City as Aymeric Laporte drops to bench

Premier League leaders make three changes to their team for the trip to Burnley with captain Vincent Kompany replacing Aymeric Laporte in defence.

The £57m arrival impressed in the 3-0 win over West Bromwich in midweek, but is benched for the trip to Turf Moor.

Danilo and Ilkay Gündogan replace Oleksandr Zinchenko and David Silva, who is injured.

New signing Aaron Lennon makes his first start for Burnley.

City are 15 points ahead of second-placed Manchester United with 13 games left.


Burnley: Pope, Bardsley, Long, Mee, Taylor, Lennon, Hendrick, Cork, Gudmundsson, Barnes, Vokes..subs: Lowton, Nkoudou, Westwood, Wells, Lindegaard, Arfield, O’Neill

Manchester City: Ederson, Walker, Kompany, Otamendi, Danilo, De Bruyne, Fernandinho, Gundogan, Bernardo Silva, Aguero, Sterling…subs: Bravo, Laporte, Adarabioyo, Zinchenko, Toure, Diaz.


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