Vincent Kompany Has Been Appointed As Burnley Manager

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Burnley Football Club has appointed former Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany as its first-team manager.

Burnley Football Club has appointed former Manchester City Captain Vincent Kompany as it’s first-team manager.

Kompany will depart from the Belgian First Division’s R.S.C Anderlecht where he spent three years. 

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The 36 year old joined Anderlecht in 2019 as player-manager before taking on the role full-time in August 2020, he has guided the club to a third place, European qualification and the Belgian Cup Final.

Burnley chairman Alan Pace is banking on Kompany to revive the club after it was relegated to the Championship on the final day of the Premier League season

The decorated player who will be replacing Sean Dyche who was fired in April, described the challenge ahead as exciting

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“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. Kompany told the club’s website

“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.” He went on

Burnley FC Chairman, Alan Pace said that they are delighted to welcome Vincent to Burnley Football Club.

“Vincent is a proven leader and I’ve been very impressed with his ideas for Burnley Football Club, his appetite to succeed and his focus on leading the Club back to the Premier League.

“Vincent has shown impressive credentials in leading one of Belgium’s biggest teams back to European football and a Cup Final last season and we’ve been excited by his philosophy, approach and ambition for the Club.”

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