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TEAM NEWS: Kompany returns to Man City XI as Sterling drops to the bench at Chelsea

Goal.com logo Goal.com 05-04-2017
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Vincent Kompany will line-up in the heart of defence for Manchester City as they look to dent Chelsea's Premier League title hopes.

The Belgian defender is set to make just his third start of the season for Pep Guardiola's side, while Fabian Delph is also named in midfield instead of Raheem Sterling.

Sterling drops to the bench for City, who sit 11 points behind the leaders in fourth place.

Kurt Zouma starts for the Blues, while Victor Moses remains absent. Cesc Fabregas retains his place in Antonio Conte's starting XI

Chelsea: Courtois; Zouma, David Luiz, Cahill (c); Azpilicueta, Kante, Fabregas, Alonso; Pedro, Diego Costa, Hazard.

Manchester City: Caballero, Clichy, Stones, Kompany (c), Fernandinho, Delph, Sane, Silva, De Bruyne, Navas, Aguero

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