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City Made It Easy For Chelsea –Kompany

Posted: Jul 8, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Skipper Vincent Kompany has admitted Manchester City made it too easy for Chelsea to claim the Barclays Premier League title last season.

The Blues enjoyed a relative stroll to glory as they finished eight points ahead of nearest rivals City at the top of the table.

As the team returned for pre-season on Tuesday, Kompany and his team-mates had not forgotten the ease with which Chelsea de-throned them, and work to ensure there is no repeat this time around is now starting in earnest.

“It was a disappointment for City, it was a disappointment for every single player at the club.

“Obviously Kun [Sergio Aguero] and Joe Hart got some rewards, which still gave us a good feeling as well, but it shows what the club wants to achieve because we finished second, so there’s a lot of other clubs behind us still.

“But Chelsea kind of ran away with it and it was too early, too easy, and we can’t afford that any more this season.

“We have been competitive for the past four or five years now, so that won’t change. But we lost the league last year – and it happens. You can’t win every single year, the same as Chelsea two years ago – they didn’t win the league, we did.

“But you want it to be a tight race and whenever we won it, it was always a tight race, so we’d like to be in there at least to the end, and if we have a really good season, we can maybe change the roles a little bit and just get to the end in a confident manner.”