Jupiler Pro League Transfer Window Review: Part 2 – Club Brugge, Racing Genk, KAA Gent and the rest

Here is part two of my look at the January window in Belgium, focusing on Club Brugge, Racing Genk and KAA Gent as well as the other JPL clubs.  The first part on Anderlecht and Standard is available here. Club Brugge One indicator of the level of incoming transfer activity at the Jan Breydelstadion is… Read More Jupiler Pro League Transfer Window Review: Part 2 – Club Brugge, Racing Genk, KAA Gent and the rest

Jupiler Pro League Transfer Window Review: Part 1 – Anderlecht and Standard Liège

The transfer window has shut for another five months after a hectic month of activity. Underachieving sides and those who have experienced instability this season see January as a last opportunity to salvage their seasons while the surprise packages look to hold what they have.  In the first part, I look at Anderlecht and Standard.… Read More Jupiler Pro League Transfer Window Review: Part 1 – Anderlecht and Standard Liège

Will it be third time lucky for Matias Suarez?

Amid the rumours, Belgian champions Anderlecht have issued a statement this afternoon concerning the future of Argentine attacker Matias Suárez, who ideally should already be a CSKA Moscow player. However, he failed a first medical back in the summer and remains on Anderlecht’s books for the time being. “The results from the second medical show… Read More Will it be third time lucky for Matias Suarez?

Update: Racing Genk striker Christian Benteke edging closer to Aston Villa move

Quite a few people have been asking me about Christian Benteke. This is in no small part due to the fact that Racing Genk have rejected an initial bid from Aston Villa believed to be around €6m upfront, with a further €1m in add-ons for the striker. Villa have gone back in with a bid… Read More Update: Racing Genk striker Christian Benteke edging closer to Aston Villa move

Official: Zeki Fryers leaves Manchester United behind for Standard Liège

Standard Liège have pulled off a shock move, securing the signature of former Manchester United defender Ezekiel (Zeki) Fryers on a two-year contract. Fryers, who can play either in central defence or as a left-back, is an England under-19 international. It had appeared that Fryers would be joining Tottenham Hotspur, with whom he had been… Read More Official: Zeki Fryers leaves Manchester United behind for Standard Liège

Romelu Lukaku’s agent denies Fulham move, responds to Calvin criticism

Christophe Henrotay, who represents Romelu Lukaku has scotched rumours that the Chelsea striker will be joining neighbours Fulham on loan but he could not reveal the youngster’s exact destination. “I can assure you that Romelu Lukaku will not go to Fulham,” he told the reputable Sport/Foot magazine. “I am in the course of finalising his… Read More Romelu Lukaku’s agent denies Fulham move, responds to Calvin criticism

Everton midfielder Marouane Fellaini to RTBF on his future and Eden Hazard

The following is an English translation of an interview Everton midfielder Marouane Fellaini did with French-language broadcaster RTBF journalists Manuel Jous and Cedric Lizin on Monday morning (11 June 2012): A transfer I am on holiday at the moment, I’m not paying too much attention to it. Every year, they say that I am going… Read More Everton midfielder Marouane Fellaini to RTBF on his future and Eden Hazard