Vincent Kompany starts out full of ambition in his job as player-manager of Anderlecht. The 33-year-old Belgian, will be with the lessons from his old coach, Josep Guardiola directly to the champion with the Brussels-based football club.
The match at the end of the season, surprisingly, is appointed as a replacement for Karim Belhocine, who is the interim coach was, after the departure of Fred Rutten.
Kompany is hoping it’s a case of doing a better job with Anderlecht last season, when the club’s disappointing sixth. “This is the perfect time,” said Kompany on Tuesday during the presentation. “If Anderlecht is champion became-or, as the second had ended, then this would never have happened.”
He is the first player-manager ever in the Belgian league, but Kompany thinks that it will be ready to get the job done. “A man who gave me a bit of a know: I can’t do that anymore just to do it without a plan. The only player to return was not an option.”
Kompany has played, from his eighth to his twentieth for the Purple-and-white, ” to which he will go to Hamburger SV in the county. In 2008, he made the move to Manchester City, where he spent the last years working with Guardiola.
Vincent Kompany, with chairman Marc Coucke (on the left) and technical manager Michel Verschueren (on the right). (Photo: Pro-Shots)
‘Be nice to play football as a champion’
The right-back has been a source of inspiration, recognized by the defender earlier. “You know, I’m not a ‘Quarter’, let’s get one thing straight. I am a very good student.”
With regard to his relationship with Manchester City is going to be there, sounds that Anderlecht will sometimes have a lot of players in the English class (on rental basis) can take over. Kompany pointed to a role of satellietclub, however, right from the start. “Have a little respect, please. Anderlecht is a Anderlecht and will always be in Anderlecht be.”
The plan is to get straight to become a champion. “I’m not going to come in second to it. We need to be in one of the season’s five teams to pass. I am sure that we will have a few changes to it will be a success.”
Prefer to do it with attractive football. “I may or may not want to choose between a good football play, or a champion. I like them both. I know that I myself, as a lot of busy work, but it can’t be that you’re an Anderlecht fan, it proclaims that only the champion would be.”