Burnley sign midfielder Manuel Benson from Antwerp

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Tottenham Hotspur v Royal Antwerp – UEFA Europa League – Group J – Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
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Burnley person confirmed the signing of attacking midfielder Manuel Benson connected a four-year woody from Antwerp.

The 25-year-old joins the Clarets for an undisclosed interest aft spending the past 7 seasons successful the Belgian apical flight, having moved from Genk to Antwerp successful 2019.

Benson besides brings with him Europa League acquisition arsenic Vincent Kompany’s broadside look to unafraid promotion from the Sky Bet Championship.

“I’m precise excited, it’s a caller escapade for maine and I person heard a batch of bully things astir this club,” Benson said connected Burnley’s website. “I can’t hold to commencement present and I’m looking guardant to gathering my caller team-mates.”

Kompany, who saw his broadside triumph their archetypal lucifer of the caller campaign, is assured Benson volition beryllium a affirmative summation to the squad.

“He’s a hard-working subordinate that volition assistance amended our team, arsenic good arsenic amended his ain crippled successful English football,” said Kompany, who returned to Belgium astatine Anderlecht aft leaving Manchester City.

“He’s a one-v-one specializer who is simply a menace successful the last third. I person nary uncertainty that helium volition beryllium giving his each for the nine and for his team-mates.”

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