Former Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has retired from playing football and assumed the position of a manager at Anderlecht.
Kompany 34, joined the Belgian side as a player-manager role in May 2019 after leaving Manchester City but has now hung up his boots to take the full role of a manager at the club.
Kompany according to reports in Belgium had a fall out with co-manager Frank Vercauteren with the two not in agreement on the same vision for the club.
Anderlecht only finished eighth place in the Jupiler Pro League last season with Kompany making 15 appearances and scoring one goal for the club.
Moving to Anderlecht Kompany began his career as both player and manager but later took a step back shortly after the season began to focus on playing after the club’s worst start of the season in 21 years.
Kompany relinquished his coaching duties to Simom Davies who left the club in February as Vercauteren’s influence grew stronger in the team but the latter & Kompany did not see eye-to-eye.
Kompany will now take full responsibility as first team manager at the Belgian club in the coming season.
While at Manchester City, Kompany achieved a legendary feet after leading them to their first ever Premier League trophy and winning four in total, two FA Cups, four League Cups and two Community Shields.