Man City's Kompany sidelined with groin injury

London - Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has suffered another setback after sustaining a groin injury in the League Cup win at Swansea City, the Premier League club said on Friday.

After suffering a thigh injury in City's 1-0 Champions League semi-final defeat by Real Madrid in May, Kompany returned to action at the Liberty Stadium on Wednesday but was forced off before the end.

Manchester City's Vincent Kompany Photo: Eddie Keogh. Credit: REUTERS

“City skipper Vincent Kompany is receiving treatment for a groin injury sustained in Wednesday's EFL Cup win over Swansea,” the club said in a statement on their website.

“No date has yet been set for his return.”

City added that the injury was not a recurrence of a calf injury which the 30-year-old centre-back struggled with for much of last season.

Under new manager Pep Guardiola, City have won all five league games this season and they travel to Swansea again on Saturday.

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