Belgium’s young player of the year Youri Tielemans from Anderlecht, has been signed by Monaco for a reported 25m euros (£21.63m).
The 20-year-old midfielder, agreed to a five-year deal with the French champions and last season, he scored 13 league goals for Anderlecht to help them win the Belgian title. Tielemans said, “Monaco is a club with an ambitious project, recognised on the European stage, and which relies on young players.’’
He continued, “I am very happy to be here. I will now do everything possible to progress here and repay the confidence the club have shown in me.” Youri Tielemans helped Anderlecht reach the last eight of the Europa League where they were knocked out by eventual champions Manchester United.
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