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Vincent Kompany is the new Burnley FC manager

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Burnley FC appointed former Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany as their new manager of the team.

Before coming to Burnley FC Vincent Kompany was manager of the Belgian side Anderlecht. However, he joined Anderlecht as player manager in 2019 but later in 2020 he took the full role.

Kompany said to the club on their website: “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.”

Alan Pace Burnley FC chairman said: “We are absolutely 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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