News with tag "Interviews"


"Kana not yet ready for the starting eleven

Kana not yet ready for the starting eleven

Marco Kana is currently barely getting playing minutes in the first team. Vincent Kompany explains what's going on: "There are 15 to 20 youngsters training with the first team and each of them has a development plan consisting of different parts. Compared to the starting eleven, Kana is not ready yet." Read more »

Kouamé: "Touched at the ankle"

Kouamé: Touched at the ankle

Kouamé provoked the first, debatable, penalty. "I wanted to go around the goalkeeper, but he hit me on the ankle," he says convincingly. According to the striker, it was therefore penalty kick. "I wanted to shoot myself, but the coach had indicated the penalty takers in the locker room." 
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Gomez: "I prefer the left side"

Gomez: I prefer the left side

Sergio Gomez had to play as a right back on Sunday. Amir Murillo was insufficiently fit due to the long journey to Brussels and Kompany therefore posted Gomez on the right.  Read more »

Kompany: "Clear foul on Murillo"

Kompany: Clear foul on Murillo

Vincent Kompany was clear after the game: "We were not on level terms." Afterwards, his frustration with the match and his team's performance was clearly evident: "The group clearly needs to do better than this." Kompany, who normally always remains calm, was clearly concerned and indicated that there is enough offensive competition in the team and that he selects based on the form level of the players. This indicates possible substitutions for next match.
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Nmecha declares love to Anderlecht: "I'm a big fan"

Nmecha declares love to Anderlecht: I'm a big fan

A few months after his departure from Anderlecht, Lukas Nmecha has not forgotten purple and white. On Instagram he regularly posts videos to wish his old club success and in Het Laatste Nieuws this weekend he declared his love. "Usually you have sympathy for your ex-clubs, but Anderlecht is different. I'm a big fan." Read more »



Veldman: "Trebel is very valuable for us"

Veldman: Trebel is very valuable for us

How would it be with Adrien Trebel? Good, according to U21 coach Robin Veldman in an interview with Bruzz. According to Veldman, Trebel is a great asset to his young group. "Our talents can learn a lot from how he does things," says Veldman. Read more »

Cullen: "Kompany constantly makes us better"

Cullen: Kompany constantly makes us better

Josh Cullen has worked his way up to an undisputed key player in the Irish national team in recent games. In an interview with talkSPORT, the midfielder says that his transfer to Anderlecht has a lot to do with that. "In the past year I have learned a lot about my personal game and about soccer in general."
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Backe: "Olsson lacks confidence"

Backe: Olsson lacks confidence

Hans Backe, TV figure and ex-assistant manager of Sweden, has spoken about Kristoffer Olsson. According to him, the player has technical football in his feet, but he currently lacks some confidence. "He attracted all the attention in the Swedish national team, but something has changed in 2021. He was suddenly less involved in the build-up and played less offensively." Read more »


Refereeing Department: "Red Kouamé was correct"

Refereeing Department: Red Kouamé was correct

In its weekly analysis of some questionable game phases, the Refereeing Department does not explain today about Lior Refaelov's disallowed goal. Christian Kouamé's red card is mentioned. Rightly red, that's how it sounds: "Kouamé endangers the safety of the opponent." Read more »


Raman: "We've shown that we can be dangerous with ten"

Raman: We've shown that we can be dangerous with ten

RSC Anderlecht returned to Brussels with one point, all in all good after it fell to ten players after 45 minutes. Yet Benito Raman thinks there was more possible and they should have taken the three points, although he mainly takes the positive with him to the game against Club Brugge. Read more »

Kompany asks for 3D technology: "Now we gamble on offside"

Kompany asks for 3D technology: Now we gamble on offside

Lior Refaelov seemed to bring Anderlecht to 1-1 in the first half, but the goal was disallowed for offside. Very doubtful, because the knee of KVO defender Jäkel seemed to be further. A line with 3D technology could have created clarity. "If it exists, how long will we wait to use it?" Vincent Kompany wonders. Read more »


"Craig, we've got your back"

Craig, we've got your back

Normally, Willem Weijs will be sitting on the bench tonight. He replaces Craig Bellamy who is struggling with a depression. In any case, the supporters have not forgotten the Welshman and want to give him extra support tonight during the match against Ghent. Read more »


"Points of Ghent don't say everything"

Points of Ghent don't say everything

The postponed game against AA Gent is scheduled for tomorrow. The Buffalos have slightly missed their start in the Jupiler Pro League but that has no effect on Vincent Kompany. Their points are not equal to the quality they have in the team. Read more »

Kompany: "Proud of Romeo"

Kompany: Proud of Romeo

Roméo Lavia made his Manchester City debut yesterday. A top talent that RSC Anderlecht wanted to keep. That does not alter the fact that they are extremely proud of Lavia in Brussels, Vincent Kompany said this at his press conference today. Read more »


Kompany: "This win is a boost"

Kompany: This win is a boost

"Task completed", was the simple conclusion of Vincent Kompany after the game against Standard. The manager now mainly wanted to enjoy the victory and not talk about the too low football level that his players showed. Read more »

"Winning at Standard is always great"

Winning at Standard is always great

It was clear from the images that the move to Sclessin and the victory was a celebration for the supporters who had traveled with them. The football wasn't great but that didn't affect most, the three points were the most important. Read more »

Van Crombrugge: "Happy with the result"

Van Crombrugge: Happy with the result

Anderlecht won on Sunday with the smallest difference against Standard. This naturally led to positive reactions after the match. Van Crombrugge estimates the match as follows: "We didn't play well, but we can be happy with the result. In any case, we gained confidence for the match against Ghent," said the goalkeeper in SudInfo. Read more »


Murillo: "I'm getting better every day"

Murillo: I'm getting better every day

Amir Murillo played a decent game against KV Mechelen and even scored. The Panamanian seems to get better with every match: "The preparation was complicated", it sounds. Murillo spent a long time in Panama during the summer and played with the national team. He was unable to participate in the Gold Cup itself due to Covid-19. "That was extra painful for Amir," said his entourage. Read more »



Cobbaut: "I couldn't say no to Parma"

Cobbaut: I couldn't say no to Parma

For the first time since his loan to Parma, Elias Cobbaut has spoken to the press. "Parma is a club with a rich history. I couldn't say no to that. It's an honor to play with Buffon. During my debut, he told me to keep calm and to enjoy." Read more »