News with tag "Interviews"


"I want competition on every position"

The employees of RSC Anderlecht are working from home again, except for Peter Verbeke. He is working on some transfer files. Reinforcement is still needed in the defense, even though Ognjen Vranjes did not play badly at all against Cercle Bruges. Read more »

"Nmecha must want to do even better"

Lukas Nmecha and Ognjen Vranjes did well against Cercle Brugge. But that does not mean that they will automatically play tomorrow against Waasland-Beveren. Vincent Kompany did indicate that everyone besides Elias Cobbaut is fit.
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"Vranjes provided peace and stability"

Besides Zakaria Bakkali, Ognjen Vranjes was also a surprise in the starting eleven. It had been one year and nine months since he wore the Anderlecht shirt for the last time, but yesterday he played a solid match alongside Derrick Luckassen. Coach Vincent Kompany was satisfied. Read more »

Kompany: "Everybody is happy for Bakkali"


Many people were surprised to see Zakaria Bakkali's name in the starting eleven, but coach Vincent Kompany said it was a natural choice. "I didn't give him that place, he grabbed it himself", said Kompany, who also sees Yari Verschaeren getting better and better. Read more »

Bakkali: "I've worked for this for a long time"


The big surprise yesterday was the place in the starting eleven of Zakaria Bakkali. It had been since February 24 last year that he started a game. "It felt really good and I am happy. I worked for this for a long time," he said afterwards. Read more »

Verschaeren: "I feel fine"


Yari Verschaeren came in against Cercle in the 75th minute. The Red Devil did well, but missed a giant opportunity to score the 3-0 in the end of the game. "Too bad, because I really wanted to score. It was a good chance", he said afterwards. Read more »


Without unnecesary presure

Without unnecesary presure

You might thought that is moment to RSC Anderlecht take three points on the tomorrow match against Cercle Brugge. Karel Van Eetvelt does not want anymore pronounce those words. The Purple & white has not lost yet, a victory always is welcome. Read more »

Van Eetvelt: "Anthony is part of the family"

Van Eetvelt:

Anthony Vanden Borre started training since yesterday at U21, but that does not meaning that RSC Anderlecht is puting a side completely: "You never know with Anthony" says Karel Van Eetvelt. Actually the right flank lack explosiveness. Read more »


"We are looking to strenghten our defense"

RSC Anderlecht has problems in the defense and CEO Karel Van Eetvelt admits that, but they are working on some reinforcement. This transfer period we may expect some defenders. It is also difficult to get rid of unnecessary players. Read more »

"We don't talk much about profit since March"

Sunday we will have the first home game of the season with supporters in Lotto Park. But that does not make the loss of the club any less: there are a lot of safety regulations and costs involved: "The word profit has not been used here since March". Read more »

Doku: "I was growing in the game"


Jérémy Doku had a difficult time with the Red Devils in the first half. Roberto Martinez kept the confidence and Doku thanked him with a goal. A nice entry for his first selection, although it is now especially important that he keeps both feet on the ground. Read more »


Kindermans: "Decision made between pot and pint"


The national U21 plays agains Germany today. National coach Jacky Mathijssen has 12 players in his selection who were trained on Neerpede. Head of Youth Education Jean Kindermans is therefor more than proud of the youth work. Although it does hurt that the Purple & White U21 are not allowed to play in 1B. Read more »


'Hoedt close to transfer to Anderlecht'

'Hoedt close to transfer to Anderlecht'

Anderlecht is currently negotiating with Southampton about a possible transfer of Wesley Hoedt. That is the claim of Tom Crocker, journalist for the English medium 'Daily Echo'. The Southampton central defender played for Antwerp on a loan basis last season. Read more »


Marc Degryse: "A lot of potential, but progress has to be made"

Marc Degryse:

Marc Degryse and journalits Stephan Keygnaert were guests in the online talk show HLN live. They talked about the difficult start of Anderlecht, among other things. According to Degryse, it is time for Anderlecht to judge its talents on their perfomance during the matches. They still sees the same problems as last season. Read more »


'Anderlecht offer of 1.5 million euros rejected'

'Anderlecht offer of 1.5 million euros rejected'

In Latvia, Tolu Arokadare continues to be linked to Anderlecht. The website Delfi heard from a person close to the file that Anderlecht has made a bid of 1.5 million euros, but that was refused by Valmiera. The club wants 2 millions euros for its top scorer. Read more »


"Arsenal wanted Killian as central midfielder"

With the injury of Elias Cobbaut, Killian Sardella seems to finally have his chance at his best position: the position of central defender. In Het Nieuwsblad, father Sardella tells that his son was compared to Vincent Kompany in his youth. "Because he is so comfortable with the ball at his feet." Read more »


"Verschaeren has a rare quality"

Last Tuesday there was quite a commotion because Roberto Martinez selected Yari Verschaeren with teh Red Devils. The midfielder does not play at Anderlecht. In Het Laatste Nieuws he explains why he still called Verschaeren. "he is there based on the previous stages." Martinez thinks Anderlecht should take the pressure off Verschaeren.  Read more »

Kompany: "Basis to work on"


A remarkably positive Vincent Kompany spoke to the press after the draw against Ostend. "My players showed personality. Although Ostend put a lot of pressure, they continued to play football. I am proud of that", said the Anderlecht coach. Read more »

'Adzic to Ankaragücü'

'Adzic to Ankaragücü'

According to the Turkish website Ajansspor, Ankaragücü has an agreement with Luka Adzic. Het NIeuwsblad reporte earlier yesterday morning that Adzic will be in Turkey to complete the transition. Perhaps it concerns a loan. Read more »


Zulj receives a selection letter from Koller

Zulj receives a selection letter from Koller

Peter Zulj received a selection letter from national coach Marcel Koller for the matches against Austria and Norway in the context of the Nations League. It was March 2019 since Zulj was still part of the Austrian selection. Read more »

"Anderlecht in conversation with Summerville"

According to Dagblad010, Crysencio Summerville's agent is in talk with Anderlecht and Red Bull Salzburg. The 18-year-old right winger wants to leave Feyenoord because he sees no future under such a Dick Advocaat, the Rotterdam medium reports. Read more »

"Adzic and Dauda not financially feasible"

Luka Adzic and Mohammed Dauda may forget a transfer to ADO Den Haag. "We have inquired about them, but they are just not financially viable," says ADO coach, Aleksandar Rankovic. "It's all about money, we have a limited budget." Read more »


"Respect for the way Blessin lets KVO play"

On Friday, the first away game for coach Vincent Kompany will take place. He already has respect for KV Ostend trainer Blessin and the way in which he brings his team at kick-off in an organized manner. As far as RSC Anderlecht are concerned, the fear of the last minutes has to disappear. Read more »

"This is a reward for Doku"

Jérémy Doku has his first selection for the Red Devils in his pocket. Coach Vincent Kompany is especially happy for Doku, Verschaeren and Dimata. He especially hopes that they return stronger and with a lot of experience. Read more »

"Dimata still has a long way to go"

Five Anderlecht players are in the selection of Roberto Martinez. Of course, the rumor mill hit, even if Vincent Kompany would have something to do with it, at full speed. None of it, says de coach, "Dimata even has a long way to go". Read more »