Burnley announced appointment of Vincent Kompany as their new manager
The former Belgian captain has left for Britain in his second coaching experience.
have announced that Vincent Kompany has been selected as the club's new manager.
The formerManchester City
captain led Anderlecht, but after receiving an offer from the Championship, he chose to go to England and replace Sean Dyche, who was sacked in April. Mike Jackson took charge of the club as interim coach but failed to keep the team in the Premier League and Burnley relegated to the Championship after losing 2-1 toNewcastle
in the final.
"Burnley is a truly historic English side and it is an honour to be appointed first-team manager. I'm excited by the challenge ahead.
"I'm looking forward to getting to work with the players and creating a positive, winning team for our fans when we return to Turf Moor.
"I've been impressed by the Board's vision for the club which aligns with my own and I look forward to playing my part as we enter an important season."
Kompany led Anderlecht for three seasons and last season finished third in the Belgian league. He left Anderlecht last month after two years in charge as manager and one season as manager-player.
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