Kompany hired by Burnley for first coaching role in England

BURNLEY, England (AP) — Former Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany was hired as manager of Burnley on Tuesday for his first coaching job in English soccer.

The Belgian will take over a team that has just been relegated from the Premier League after six seasons in the top division.

The 36-year-old Kompany has coached Anderlecht for the past two years.

He played for City from 2008-19, winning the Premier League four times.

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