Vincent Kompany relishing Manchester City's Champions League challenge

Kompany relishing European test
© PA Photos
Vincent Kompany is looking forward to Manchester City's adventure in the Champions League this season.

Manchester City defender Vincent Kompany is looking forward to his side's adventure in the Champions League this season.

The Premier League champions have been drawn against Real Madrid, Ajax and Borussia Dortmund in Group D, and the Belgian centre-back is relishing the challenge.

"I thought it couldn't get much more difficult than last season but here you go," Sky Sports News quotes Kompany as saying. "It is a great challenge. I do think we are the kind of team that gets better as the challenges are greater.

"That is perfect for us. There won't be any moments where we will be surprised. The motivation will always be sky-high. The atmosphere will be great in each of the six games we have in the group.

"I couldn't think of a better way to play the Champions League. I know it is all about how far you get in the competition but I still like to think it is even nicer when you play the best teams."

City will begin the group stage of the Champions League with an away clash against Madrid on September 18.

Vincent Kompany
Read Next:
Kompany: 'We weren't good enough'
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City23202167175062
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd23155348163250
3Liverpool23138254282647
4Chelsea23145441162547
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs23135546212544
6Arsenal23116641301139
7Burnley239771920-134
8Leicester CityLeicester238783432231
9Everton2376102538-1327
10Watford2375113342-926
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2367102941-1225
12Crystal Palace2367102133-1225
13Bournemouth2366112435-1124
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2366111939-2024
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2365122131-1023
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2358101729-1223
17Southampton2349102334-1121
18Stoke CityStoke2355132350-2720
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom23310101830-1219
20Swansea CitySwansea2345141435-2117
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account