The Belgian's men were unable to retain their Premier League crown in 2012-13, while also falling to Wigan in the FA Cup final and exiting the Champions League at the group stage, but the centre-back sees a more powerful City team this time around.
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"I hope we will take all of the work we have done, take it into the season and use it to make us stronger."
Kompany also noted the lack of any English team's ability to progress to the quarter-finals last term in Europe's elite competition, indicating that City have taken the right steps to buck the trend.
"It has been a problem for English teams, and ourselves definitely, coping with the Champions League, the Premier League and all of the other competitions," the 27-year old admitted.
"We have changed our approach a little bit, so we will see at the end of the season."