Vincent Kompany has said he will not be swayed from his plans to rebuild Anderlecht and will stick with a policy of fielding young players despite losing at home in his first match in charge of Belgium's most successful club.
Vincent Kompany called time on his 11-year stay at Manchester City to become player-manager at Anderlecht - the club where he started his career almost two decades ago.
Vincent Kompany scored with a thunderous long-range strike to decide their penultimate league match of the season against Leicester City, a key moment in their retaining the Premier League title.
After City's 4-1 win at Brighton & Hove Albion sealed the successful defence of their crown, captain Vincent Kompany and his men already had their eyes on a unique English treble by winning the FA Cup final against Watford next weekend.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola admitted that he was among those who didn't want Vincent Kompany to take the shot from distance.
Vincent Kompany picked up the ball just over the half-way line with the Leicester defence camped deep, and he unleashed a stunning drive that flew into the top corner of Kasper Schmeichel's goal.
Vincent Kompany injured his groin in a friendly against Portugal this month and the Red Devils added Laurent Ciman to their camp as a precaution.
Vincent Kompany was initially called up to face Bosnia and Herzegovina and Cyprus but was sent back having not fully recovered from a calf injury.
"Vincent Kompany has a little problem in his calf. I do not think he will be available tomorrow," Guardiola told a news conference. "The last seven, eight, nine games last season he played no problem.
Manchester City captain said that the big teams will make a comeback in time.