"This club obviously has ambition but we have something to show for it now and we can move forward from this," he explained. "We want to do it again. I was looking at Patrick Vieria and he's got five Cup winners' medals, so I think that has to be the ambition of everyone here… why stop now?"
But Kompany, who moved to Eastlands in August 2008, just days before the club was taken over by Sheikh Mansour's Abu Dhabi United Group, admits winning the Premier League remains a tough task for City, despite the oil-rich club's huge resources.
"Can we win the title next year? We'll see. To win the title you have to be first. At the moment there are still three teams in front of us, but we have always taken a step forward in each of the three seasons I have been here.
"So we are just thinking of achieving something better than this year - if we do that, we will be very close to our target which is to someday win the league."
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"But he is a massive player for us, he gives us everything and showed great leadership qualities. I hope Carlos reflects on the season and what we've achieved and feels he wants to be part of it next season. It is up to him to think through in the summer.
"You'd like to think Manchester City is going to be an interesting place to be over the coming few years. We've spent a lot of money and there has been a lot of change, I don't think there will be major changes. It will be about finessing the squad."
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