Leoni extends contract until 2024 (with option)

THURSDAY, 30 DECEMBER 2021, 11:06 - lajoya
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YOUTH Anderlecht has extended the contract of Théo Leoni. The U21 captain, whose commitment expired at the end of this season, has now tied his fate to Anderlecht until 2024. The agreement also includes an option for two additional years.

"Leoni is a very important player for the club's project. We count on him to become a leader in 1B next year and to knock on the door of the first team," says head of sports Peter Verbeke. 

Because the 21-year-old central midfielder did not yet make minutes with the first team. "That's one of my goals for 2022," says Leoni. "They taught me that you have to be patient in life, that you don't always get what you want right away, when you want it. Patience is a virtue. I grew up with that idea."

According to head of youth Jean Kindermans, Leoni is a player who fits in at Anderlecht. "He is the type of player the Anderlecht fans love: technical, generous and he plays without fear.

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