Tag: Anderlecht

Albert Sambi Lokonga of Anderlecht celebrates after scoring the 2-1 goal during the Jupiler Pro League match day 33 between RSC Anderlecht and Club Brugge on April 11, 2021 in Brussels, Belgium. Photo by Vincent Van Doornick/Isosport

Anderlecht confirm Sambi Lokonga’s departure then delete the post

Anderlecht posted and deleted a farewell to Albert Sambi Lokonga as he prepares to complete his move to Arsenal, with an announcement imminent.
anderlecht s Tine De Caigny receives his golden shoes by Anderlecht s captain Albert Sambi Lokonga before a soccer match

Arsenal to announce new signing today + shirt number leaks

Arsenal will announce the signing of Albert Sambi Lokonga today, as well as his surprising shirt number, according to reports in Belgium.
Albert Sambi Lokonga pictured during a soccer game between RSC Anderlecht and KRC Racing Genk, Sunday 14 March 2021 in Brussels, in the semifinals of the Croky Cup Belgian cup. VIRGINIE LEFOUR

2nd incoming Arsenal signing arrives in London to complete move

Albert Sambi Lokonga has finally arrived in London to complete his transfer to Arsenal, with only the formalities left to sort.
WAREGEM, BELGIUM - DECEMBER 04: Albert Sambi Lokonga of Anderlecht celebrates after scoring the 1-2 goal during the Jupi

21yo midfielder turns down 2 Italian clubs to sign 5y deal with Arsenal

Albert Sambi Lokonga turned down two bids from Italy to join Arsenal on a deal to 2026, according to a report.
Albert Sambi Lokonga of Anderlecht celebrates after scoring the 2-1 goal during the Jupiler Pro League match day 33 between RSC Anderlecht and Club Brugge on April 11, 2021 in Brussels, Belgium. Photo by Vincent Van Doornick/Isosport

Arsenal medical today: Albert Sambi Lokonga will be in Scotland with Arteta’s squad

Albert Sambi Lokonga's transfer to Arsenal continues to progress at a snail's pace, but reports suggest it should finally be done this week with his medical expected on Friday.
WAREGEM, BELGIUM - DECEMBER 04: Albert Sambi Lokonga of Anderlecht celebrates after scoring the 1-2 goal during the Jupi

Arsenal finally agree deal for Albert Sambi Lokonga after 6 months negotiations

Arsenal seem to have sorted out the last details of Albert Sambi Lokonga's transfer from Anderlecht with the clubs agreeing on the sell-on clause to find agreement.
Albert Sambi Lokonga of Anderlecht during the Jupiler Pro League Champions play-offs between Royal Antwerp FC and RSC Anderlecht on May 23, 2021 in Antwerpen, Belgium. Photo by Maarten Straetemans / Isosport

albert Sambi Lokonga left out of Anderlecht pre-season plans as he nears Arsenal

Anderlecht are expected to return for pre-season without Albert Sambi Lokonga, as the midfielder prepares to move to Arsenal.
Anderlecht's Albert Sambi Lokonga celebrates after scoring during a soccer match between RSC Anderlecht and Club Brugge KV, Sunday 11 April 2021. Photo: VIRGINIE LEFOUR

Albert Sambi Lokonga €20m move to Arsenal now a ‘matter of time’

Albert Sambi Lokonga's transfer to Arsenal is now just a matter of time, as Anderlecht reportedly search for a replacement.
Albert Sambi Lokonga midfielder of Anderlecht in action during the Jupiler Pro League between RSC Anderlecht and Club Brugge at the Lotto Park stadium FOOTBALL : Anderlecht vs Club Bruges - Jupiler Pro League -PhotoNews/Panoramic

Albert Sambi Lokonga move getting closer: ‘Only wants Arsenal’

Albert Sambi Lokonga's move from Anderlecht to Arsenal is progressing positively, according to reports from multiple sources.
anderlecht s Tine De Caigny receives his golden shoes by Anderlecht s captain Albert Sambi Lokonga before a soccer match

Personal terms done: Arsenal close in on signing of Albert Sambi Lokonga

Arsenal are closing in on the signing of Albert Sambi Lokonga, agreeing personal terms and growing optimistic of a deal with Anderlecht.
Anderlecht's Albert Sambi Lokonga celebrates after scoring during a soccer match between RSC Anderlecht and Club Brugge KV, Sunday 11 April 2021. Photo: VIRGINIE LEFOUR

Albert Sambi Lokonga now expected to complete Arsenal move

Although there's no confirmation of a second bid just yet, Albert Sambi Lokonga is expected to sign for Arsenal fairly imminently.
Albert Sambi Lokonga of Belgium during the friendly match between Standard Liege and the Belgian U21 national team on March 26, 2021, in Liege. Photo: Photonews / Panoramic

2nd bid incoming: Arsenal confident of finalising Albert Sambi Lokonga deal in weeks

Arsenal are confident of finalising a deal for Albert Sambi Lokonga over the next few weeks, after their first bid was knocked back. More details here on DailyCannon.com
Albert Sambi Lokonga midfielder of Anderlecht in action during the Jupiler Pro League between RSC Anderlecht and Club Brugge at the Lotto Park stadium FOOTBALL : Anderlecht vs Club Bruges - Jupiler Pro League -PhotoNews/Panoramic

Arsenal submit 1st official bid for 21yo midfielder: Optimism deal will be reached

Arsenal have submitted their first official bid for Albert Sambi Lokonga, according to multiple reports this morning.
Albert Sambi Lokonga of Belgium during the friendly match between Standard Liege and the Belgian U21 national team on March 26, 2021, in Liege. Photo: Photonews / Panoramic

Arsenal follow up 2-year interest with summer enquiry for 21yo midfielder

Arsenal have made an enquiry for Anderlecht midfielder Albert Sambi Lokonga after following him for a while, according to a report.
Albert Sambi Lokonga of Anderlecht during the Jupiler Pro League Champions play-offs between Royal Antwerp FC and RSC Anderlecht on May 23, 2021 in Antwerpen, Belgium. Photo by Maarten Straetemans / Isosport

Promising 21yo 2-year Arsenal target available for €15-20m

Albert Sambi Lokonga is on Arsenal's list of targets in midfield this summer after long-term tracking by club analysts, according to a report.
Albert Sambi Lokonga midfielder of Belgium pictured during arrival at the Belgian National Football Center Base Camp prior to the friendly games against Greece and Croatia before the 16th UEFA 2020 European Football Championship on May 31, 2021 in Tubize, Belgium, 31/05/2021 FOOTBALL : Belgique Activites Media EURO2020 - 31/05/2021 Photonews/Panoramic

21yo Anderlecht captain creates hope for Arsenal jackpot

Arsenal are apparently 'intensely' interested in Anderlecht's young captain, Albert Sambi Lokonga.
Charleroi's Guillaume Gillet and Anderlecht's Killian Sardella fight for the ball during a soccer match between Sporting Charleroi and RSCA Anderlecht, Friday 18 December 2020 in Charleroi, on day 15 of the 'Jupiler Pro League' first division of the Belgian championship. BELGA PHOTO VIRGINIE LEFOUR

Killian Sardella: Arsenal wanted me as a defensive midfielder

Killian Sardella has revealed that Arsenal tried to sign him but after 10 years with Anderlecht, he couldn’t leave them.
Manchester City's Spanish manager Pep Guardiola (C), Manchester City assistant coach Mikel Arteta (R) and Manchester City's Belgian defender Vincent Kompany (L) show the Premier League trophy to supporters outside the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, northern England on May 12, 2019. - Manchester City held off a titanic challenge from Liverpool to become the first side in a decade to retain the Premier League on Sunday by coming from behind to beat Brighton 4-1 on Sunday. (Photo by OLI SCARFF / AFP)

Won't replace Mikel Arteta: Why Kompany said 'no' to Manchester City

Manchester City have held talks with Vincent Kompany about taking over Mikel Arteta's role as Pep Guardiola's number two but the Belgian isn't ready for a return to the UK and is investing in Anderlecht where he currently is player-coach.
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - AUGUST 09: Samir Nasri of Anderlecht in action during the Jupiler Pro League match between RSCA or Royal Sporting Club Anderlecht and KV Mechelen at Constant Vanden Stock Stadium on August 09, 2019 in Brussels, Belgium. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Club set to sack former Gunner over his behaviour during lockdown

RSC Anderlecht are planning to sack Samir Nasri over his behaviour during the coronavirus lockdown, as the only player to fail to follow their instructions.
Monaco's French head coach Thierry Henry looks on during the French L1 football match between Lyon (OL) and Monaco (ASM) on December 16, 2018, at the Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu near Lyon, central-eastern France. (Photo by ROMAIN LAFABREGUE / AFP)

Arsenal legend in line for managerial position after Rafa Benitez says no

Thierry Henry could give management another go at Real Betis after Rafa Benitez turned down the chance to return to Spain.
Monaco's French head-coach Thierry Henry arrives for a press conference on October 23, 2018, in Bruges on the eve of UEFA Champions' League football match against Club Brugge KV. (Photo by BRUNO FAHY / BELGA / AFP) / Belgium OUT (Photo credit should read BRUNO FAHY/AFP/Getty Images)

Thierry Henry applies for a new job

Not put off management following his disastrous spell at Monaco, Thierry Henry is looking for a quick-fire return to action with Anderlecht who are struggling in the Belgian Pro League.
Alisher Usmanov

This is the European football club Alisher Usmanov reportedly wants a controlling stake in

Alisher Usmanov could take over Belgian club Anderlecht, according to latest reports.
Belgium's defender Thomas Vermaelen gestures during a press conference at Le Haillan, south-western France, on June 14, 2016, during the Euro 2016 football tournament. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Unhappy ex-Arsenal captain could force move back to Premier League in January

Thomas Vermaelen is reportedly concerned about his lack of playing time ahead of the World Cup next year and could force a move away from Barcelona in January.

20-year-old Player of the Year rejected Arsenal move in favour of Monaco

Former Anderlecht midfielder, Youri Tielemans, has revealed that he turned down the chance to sign for Arsenal in favour of Monaco this summer.
Belgium's defender Thomas Vermaelen gestures during a press conference at Le Haillan, south-western France, on June 14, 2016, during the Euro 2016 football tournament. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Everton after Vermaelen despite fresh injury concerns

Everton are reportedly eyeing up former Gunner, Thomas Vermaelen.

Arsenal lose out to Everton in race for 22-goal striker

It's bad news for Arsenal. Henry Onyekuru has decided to announce his Everton transfer, although he's revealed the news before the club...

Everton join West Ham and Arsenal in the race for £7m wonderkid

Everton are the latest club reportedly interested in signing KAS Eupen forward, Henry Onyekuru.

Arsenal transfer rivals admit defeat in race for highly-rated forward

Anderlecht manager, Herman Van Holsbeeck, has admitted that his club has 'no chance' of signing Henry Onyekuru if Arsenal are in the running.

£19.6m deal done for 20-year-old Anderlecht midfielder

In the last few days, it has been confirmed that long-time Arsenal target, Youri Tielemans, will join Ligue 1 champions-elect AS Monaco this summer for a reported fee of €23m.

18 goals, 14 assists and still only 19: Scouted by Arsenal

Youri Tielemans, earmarked as one of the world's brightest teenagers, turns 20 in May. The highly-rated midfielder is expected to make an inevitable move from Anderlecht,...

Deal agreed 'in principle' for 19-year-old Belgian midfielder

According to recent reports in the last 24 hours, Ligue 1 leaders AS Monaco are closing in on a surprising summer move for Anderlecht's Youri Tielemans - whom Arsenal have scouted tirelessly in recent years.
Youri Tielemans

Former Tottenham man advises Belgian to join Arsenal

Former Spurs striker, Nico Claesen, reckons that Anderlecht midfielder, Youri Tielemans, should join Arsenal.

Reports: Arsenal send scout to watch Belgian midfielder who then gets ankle injury

According to recent reports, Arsenal have reignited their interest in Anderlecht's wonderkid midfielder Youri Tielemans - and could potentially make a move for the Belgian's services either in January or at the end of the current season.

Highlights: Arsenal fall foul of Anderlecht once again

Arsenal’s u19s were dumped out of the UEFA Youth League on Tuesday after they lost 2-0 to Anderlecht A first-half brace from Jorn Vancamp meant that...

Arsenal line up January move for Belgian superstar - report

According to a report, Arsenal are planning a January move for Belgian wonderkid Youri Tielemans. The Belgian teenager was incredibly impressive for Anderlecht last season,...