Captain Kompany signs new record-breaking £60m deal with Man City

Updated: Jul 27, 2012, 18:40 PM IST

London: Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has signed a new record-shattering 60 million pounds worth deal with the club for the next six years.

The 200,000 pounds-a-week contract, which is the largest in English football, will net City’s title winning skipper 10 million pounds a year.

Kompany was pursued by Real Madrid and Barcelona after his heroics last season, but the Belgium international said he was committed to City.

“It’s a compliment that the club feels so highly about me. My family is happy here, and there are so many more trophies to win at this club,”

City manager Roberto Mancini said: “We are very happy for Vinnie, he is an important player and has signed a new contract, so can be captain for the next six years. We are happy that he will be with us in the future. It is my opinion that he is one of the best in the world.”