Former Manchester City captain, Vincent Kompany has returned to England as the new manager of Burnley Football Club.
The news was confirmed on the official website of Burnley on Tuesday, June 14th, 2022. According to reports from the club, the Belgian expressed his delight as it concerns taking charge of the club's first team.
Burnley Football Club 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.
The Belgian took over the job at Burnley from Belgium's club side, Anderlecht where he was in charge for three years. He arrived the club as a player-manager in 2019 before taking the full-time role in 2020.
He is also accustomed to the Premier League where he captained Manchester City to winning Premier League and cup competitions in England.