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Vincent Kompany Will No Longer Be Anderlecht’s Manager On Matchdays

By Peter Guckian. Vincent Kompany has relinquished his matchday managerial duties at RSC Anderlecht after just four competitive games. Coach Simon Davies will be the manager on matchdays and decide on tactics and substitutions. The defender, who had spent 11 successful years in the Premier League with Manchester City, was announced as player-manager for the Belgian side back in May. …

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Vincent Kompany Exits City To Take Up Player-Manager Role In Belgium

Manchester City defender Vincent Kompany has announced that he will leave the club this summer to take up a role as player-manager at Belgian side Anderlecht. Kompany explained that he would be leaving the Premier League champions on Sunday, a day after he successfully captained the side to FA Cup victory over Watford, before confirming his return to Anderlecht. The …

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Watch: Celtic’s First Goal V Anderlecht Was Teamwork At Its Best

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - SEPTEMBER 27: Leigh Griffiths of Celtic scores his sides first goal during the UEFA Champions League group B match between RSC Anderlecht and Celtic FC at Constant Vanden Stock Stadium on September 27, 2017 in Brussels, Belgium. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Celtic enjoyed another fine night in the Champions League on Wednesday with a 3-0 victory against Anderlecht in Brussels. The Belgians have been in a bit of turmoil recently and have recently sacked their manager, however the Bhoys’ less than stellar away record on their travels in Europe meant that a positive result was by no means a foregone conclusion. …

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New Figures Show Ibrahimovic Is The Highest Paid Player In Premier League History

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 26: Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba of Manchester United celebrate victory after the EFL Cup Final match between Manchester United and Southampton at Wembley Stadium on February 26, 2017 in London, England. Manchester United beat Southampton 3-2. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

New figures released reveal Zlatan Ibrahimovic is the highest payed player in Premier League history.  Ibrahimovic, who joined United from PSG on a free transfer last summer, is being well rewarded for his contribution this season. It is unclear as of yet if his one-year contract will be extended, especially since he injured his anterior cruciate ligament against Anderlecht in last …

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Injury Has Put His Manchester United Career In Jeopardy

Manchester United's Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic gets treatment after injuring his knee during the UEFA Europa League quarter-final second leg football match between Manchester United and Anderlecht at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on April 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Not only is Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s season over, reports on Friday evening have now suggested that his Manchester United career may also be done for. The 35-year-old striker picked up a nasty-looking injury after falling awkwardly just before the end of 90 minutes in Manchester United’s Europa League quarter-final win against Anderlecht, but the fact that he walked, instead of being …

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Why Manchester United Need To Move On From Zlatan Ibrahimovic

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 20: Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Manchester United reacts during the UEFA Europa League quarter final second leg match between Manchester United and RSC Anderlecht at Old Trafford on April 20, 2017 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Manchester United’s best performance of the season came on the same day as newspaper reports suggested the club were set to offer Zlatan Ibrahimovic astronomical amounts of money to stay at Old Trafford beyond this season. A youngster who joined the club at the age of seven and cost the club nothing, stole the headlines as Manchester United beat champions-elect …

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Watch: Jose Mourinho Visibly Exasperated Following Manchester United’s Draw With Anderlecht

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - APRIL 13: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Manchester United looks on during the UEFA Europa League quarter final first leg match between RSC Anderlecht and Manchester United at Constant Vanden Stock Stadium on April 13, 2017 in Brussels, Belgium. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Jose Mourinho has bemoaned his Manchester United side’s lack of a killer instinct following their 1-1 draw away to Anderlecht in the Europa League, which leaves the quarter-final tie very much all to play for back in Manchester.  While there were some standout individual performances, not least from veterans Michael Carrick and Antonio Valencia, United ultimately left the Brussels venue …

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RSC Anderlecht Inspection – A Look at Man United’s Europa League Opponents

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - NOVEMBER 03: RSC Anderlecht players celebrate in front of the fans after the UEFA Europa League Group C match between RSC Anderlecht and 1. FSV Mainz 05 at Constant Vanden Stock Stadium on November 3, 2016 in Brussels, Belgium. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

RSC Anderlecht stand between Manchester United and the Europa League semi-final, but what sort of a threat do the Belgians pos to Jose Mourinho’s side? With a place in the Premier League top four far from certain, Manchester United’s best hope at qualifying for next season’s Champion’s League looks set to be winning the continent’s secondary competition, the Europa League. …

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Manchester United And Tottenham Discover Their Europa League Last 32 Opponents

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Juan Mata of Manchester United (8) celebrates with team mates as he scores their second goal during the UEFA Europa League Group A match between Manchester United FC and Feyenoord at Old Trafford on November 24, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

The draw for the Europa League first knockout took place on Monday afternoon, with Manchester United and Tottenham the remaining Premier League participants. José Mourinho’s side book their place in the draw despite group stage campaign that wobbled in parts, ultimately doing the necessary against Zorya Luhansk on Thursday to progress. Their reward for progression is a tie against French …

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Burnley Agree Club-Record €8m Fee To Sign Belgian International

ANDERLECHT - SEPTEMBER 17: Steven Defour of Anderlecht in action during the UEFA Europa League match between RSC Anderlecht and AS Monaco FC at Stade Constant Vanden Stock on September 17, 2015 in Anderlecht, Belgium. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)

Anderlecht have agreed a deal to sell Belgian international midfielder Steven Defour to Burnley, the Belgian side have confirmed. Burnley have been one of the quieter sides in the transfer market this summer but with manager Sean Dyche promising further signings before the end of the window, it seemed likely that they would be doing their business late rather than …

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Manchester United Show Interest In Promising Belgian Youngster [Report]

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Having completed four major signings in what has been a productive transfer window for Manchester United, it appears Jose Mourinho is still eyeing up players to improve his squad as he looks to end their three-year title drought. Weszlo.com (via The Sun) are reporting Anderlecht’s Youri Tielemans has caught the attention of the Portuguese boss. The highly-rated Belgian youngster starred for Anderlecht last season and is on the …

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Liverpool Closing In On €6m Signing Of Belgian Prodigy [Report]

BASTIEN Samuel of Rsc Anderlecht in action during the UEFA Youth League Quarter Finals match between RSC Anderlecht and FC Porto in Anderlecht, Belgium. (Photo by William Van Hecke/Corbis via Getty Images)

Despite the European Championships beginning in just over a week, there is still much work to be done on the transfer front – and Liverpool have already been busier than most. With three new signings already confirmed to be joining the club for next season, Jürgen Klopp is determined to press ahead with the squad rebuilding, and reports today suggest that …

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Man United, Liverpool & Tottenham All Handed Tough Europa League Ties in Last 16 Draw

The road to Basel became a little less populated on Thursday night as 32 teams became 16 in the 2015/16 Europa League. In terms of English interest, Liverpool, Tottenham and Manchester United all progressed – with varying levels of comfort – to the second knockout stage by beating Augsburg, Fiorentina and Midtjylland respectively. Their reward is a place in today’s …

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