Manchester City, Belgium legend Vincent Kompany retires from football, to continue in managerial role at Anderlecht
Kompany joined Anderlecht from Manchester City in 2019 as player-manager, and now takes over from Franky Vercauteren, who had been handling coaching duties, in a purely managerial role.
Anderlecht fined by Belgian football authorities for having Vincent Kompany as manager without necessary licence
Belgian giants Anderlecht were fined the maximum €5,000 (£4,317.5) on Tuesday for allowing Vincent Kompany to coach their team without the required diploma, the Belgian football association said.
European football talking points: Barcelona benefit from goalless Madrid derby, AC Milan hit 81-year low and more
Barcelona took advantage of their rivals drawing in the Madrid derby to close the gap atop La Liga but it was a bad weekend for AC Milan and pressure is building on novice coaches at some of Europe's most famous clubs.
Premier League: Two arrested in transfer fraud raids in Belgium, Monaco, London over Aleksandr Mitrovic's move
Under the direction of Belgium's anti-corruption judge, police and tax officials swooped on Tuesday and Wednesday, detaining an agent in Monaco and his assistant in the Belgian city of Liege.
Pep Guardiola to take charge of Manchester City Legends, Roberto Martinez to manage All-stars XI in Vincent Kompany’s testimonial match
Vincent Kompany's testimonial match will be played on 11 September with Manchester City Legends taking on Premier League All-Stars at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester.
Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku arrives in Milan to undergo medical ahead of transfer to Inter, say reports
Manchester United's Belgian forward Romelu Lukaku arrived in Milan early on Thursday to undergo medical tests ahead of his likely transfer to Inter, Italian media reported.
Premier League: Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku trains with boyhood club Anderlecht amidst rumours of move to Italy
Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte said on Sunday he was very hopeful of finalising a deal to bring former Everton star Romelu Lukaku to the San Siro in the summer window
Anderlecht player-coach Vincent Kompany says he will not compromise on his philosophy despite losing first match
Vincent Kompany has said he will not be swayed from his plans to rebuild Anderlecht and will stick with a policy of fielding young players despite losing at home in his first match in charge of Belgium’s most successful club.
Chinese Super League: Jiangsu bring in Croatian striker Ivan Santini from Anderlecht to douse hopes of Gareth Bale signing
The possibility of Gareth Bale joining CSL side Jiangsu was extinguished after Real Madrid board refused to allow Bale's departure
Premier League: Newly promoted Aston Villa signs winger Mahmoud 'Trezeguet' Hassan from Turkish side Kasimpasa
‘Trezeguet’ started his career with Egyptian side Al Ahly and had a stint at Anderlecht in Belgium before moving to Turkey
Samir Nasri follows former Manchester City teammate Vincent Kompany to Anderlecht in bid to 'be an example to the younger generation'
Samir Nasri's career has included spells with City, Arsenal and Sevilla as well as 41 appearances for his country, with his latest club being West Ham United, where he failed to make an impact.
Premier League: Leicester City sign Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans on loan from AS Monaco until end of season
Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans joined Leicester on loan from Monaco until the end of the season on Thursday.
Belgian prosecutors investigate country's biggest football clubs for fraud, match-fixing in series of raids
A thorough investigation from prosecutors in Belgium has lead to the arrest of several prominent figures of Belgian football, with clubs like Anderlecht, Club Brugge and Standard Liege being raided.
Robben called time on his international career last month after the Netherlands failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, but the 33-year-old remains a key player for Bayern.
Already through to the last 16 before this game, they will look to clinch top spot in Group B ahead of Bayern Munich when they travel to Germany for their final outing next month.
Champions League: Paris Saint-Germain look to seal top spot in Group B amid concerns about Neymar's lifestyle
Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery insists he is not concerned about Neymar's lifestyle after the Brazilian superstar was photographed at a Paris nightclub in the early hours of Sunday.
Premier League: Jose Mourinho says Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Paul Pogba and Marcos Rojo are back for Manchester United
News of the trio's availability is a welcome fillip for Mourinho, who has seen his team fall eight points below Manchester City after losing their last two away games.
Ligue 1: Edinson Cavani scores 100th league goal as Paris Saint-Germain thrash Angers; Monaco defeat Guingamp 6-0
A second successive five-goal victory for PSG means they remain unbeaten in all competitions this season, while Angers are still without a home win.
Champions League: Manchester United, Barcelona, PSG close-in on last-16 berths; Roma take on Chelsea
The pick of the action sees Anderlecht take on PSG, Manchester United take on Benfica, while Barcelona face Olympiakos and Roma go head-to-head with Chelsea in Italy.
Champions League: Kylian Mbappe's form leaves his Paris Saint-Germain place in doubt for Anderlecht clash
Mbappe's rise to superstardom has been rapid but the France forward, who is still just 18, is currently going through the worst spell of his short career to date.