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Vincent Kompany has suffered no loss of belief despite the bruising start to the season suffered by his Burnley side.

Last season Kompany's men were breaking records as they charged to the Championship title with 101 points, with many - not least Pep Guardiola - talking up the former Manchester City captain's chances of one day taking over at the Etihad Stadium.

But there has been a major reality check for Burnley since they got back to the top flight and history is now being made for the wrong reasons as they have lost seven straight home league games to start the campaign, and go into Saturday's match against fellow strugglers Sheffield United rock bottom.

Kompany is paying no attention to the statistics, however, as he remains convinced his side are improving and remain on the right course.

'Statistics are just statistics,' he said. 'To me, that's not why I'm doing the job. If I wanted to take away the risk of this happening maybe I would make different choices in life. For me I'm in it for everything that goes with it.

Vincent Kompany believes Burnley are improving despite their poor start to the season

Vincent Kompany believes Burnley are improving despite their poor start to the season

Burnley are currently bottom of the Premier League having won just one game in the English top-flight

Burnley are currently bottom of the Premier League having won just one game in the English top-flight

'No matter what happens, when the story of this gets written however many years from now this is just part of it. I believe in myself a lot as well. That's the truth of it.'

Although Kompany has stuck to his principles during Burnley's struggles so far, he insisted that did not mean his side had not

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