Team News: Vincent Kompany returns for Manchester City

Vincent Kompany
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Vincent Kompany returns from injury to take his place in the Manchester City starting lineup for today's home match against Sunderland.

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has returned from injury for his side's home fixture against Sunderland this afternoon.

There is also a recall for striker Mario Balotelli, who will partner Edin Dzeko in attack.

Visiting Sunderland will begin the match with Craig Gardner at full-back, while Matt Kilgallon will fill the void at centre-back.

Man City: Hart; Richards, Toure, Kompany, Kolarov; Milner, De Jong, Y Toure, Silva; Balotelli, Dzeko

Sunderland: Mignolet; Bardsley, Turner, Kilgallon, Gardner; McClean, Cattermole, Colback, Larsson; Sessegnon, Bendtner

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