Manchester United’s interest in Belgian starlet confirmed

Manchester United are contemplating a move for Anderlecht midfielder Youri Tielemans, according to the latest report. The 19-year-old is one of the hottest midfield prospects in European football at the moment and has been previously linked with moves to the Red Devils, Chelsea, and Juventus. Despite his young age, Tielemans has already made more than 100 senior appearances for his club in the Belgian Jupiler Pro League. A recent report from Polish publication Weslo has claimed that United manager Jose Mourinho has already made an enquiry about the availability of the…

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Newcastle star’s father forced through his son’s move to Belgium in most unusual fashion

Aleksandar Mitrovic’s father is alleged to have forced through his son’s move to Anderlecht in most unusual fashion, threatening to bomb Partizan Belgrade if they blocked his son’s transfer, according to Goal. It was the club’s former captain Albert Nadj, who worked for the club as a co-ordinator in transfer deals until recently, who broke the news The Newcastle striker spent six years in Partizan’s youth academy before moving to Teleoptik, where he spent his first season as a professional in the 2011-2012 season. Mitrovic returned to Partizan, scoring 15 goals in…

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Belgian chosen best Under-18 footballer in the world, five UK wonderkids make the top 50

According to Goal‘s 37 international editions, Youri Tielemans is the best Under-18 footballer in the world, with five wonderkids from the UK making the list of 50. The sports news website took a look at all players who were born after January 20, 1997. Anderlecht’s Tielemans comes out as the best in the world, with Goal being very clear on why he’s their top gun: “He may only be 18 but to describe Youri Tielemans as a promising player would actually be offensive. The Belgian is already the real deal.…

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Liverpool ready to offer big fee to seal January move for Anderlecht starlet

Liverpool have been linked with a move for Anderlecht midfielder Dennis Praet for quite some time now, and the latest reports are claiming that manager Jurgen Klopp is pushing for January deal for the player. Italian newspaper Tuttosport has claimed that Klopp has asked FSG not to wait until summer to sign the 21-year old and finalize the deal in January. Praet’s representative Jacques Lichtenstein recently confirmed that the player wants to leave the Belgian club. He told Voetbal International: “What can he gain by spending one more season at…

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Chelsea gossip: £15m striker HIJACKED and full-back flop heads back to Madrid

Friday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer rumour gossip. Chelsea want to sign £15m-rated Serbia striker Aleksandar Mitrovic, 20, from Anderlecht, but Newcastle and Swansea are also interested, the Daily Star reports. The Serbian international had been set to sign for the Magpies, but has apparently opted against the move as he would prefer a side capable of offering Champions League football. Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has left winger Mohamed Salah out of the squad for the pre-season tour of the USA after the 23-year-old refused to join Fiorentina on loan,…

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Chelsea and Arsenal back on the trail of exciting £14.4m Belgian starlet

Premier League giants Chelsea and Arsenal are said to be back in the hunt for £14.4m-rated Anderlecht youngster Youri Tielemans, according to the Daily Express. READ MORE: Chelsea News and Gossip Stamford Bridge redevelopment: Chelsea may spend three years in exile Four players better than Eden Hazard The teenage sensation only penned a new five-year deal with the Belgian giants late last month, but that doesn’t seem to have put off the English duo at all. However, they may both face some serious competition from Spain, where reports are claiming…

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