Tielemans snubs Manchester United for French Champions, Monaco

Tielemans snubs Manchester United for French Champions, Monaco Photo : Getty Images
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The young Belgian starlet has now officially completed a move to the French Municipality club for a reported transfer fee of €23 million.

The young Belgian midfielder is regarded as one of the most talented players in his age group, and has been linked with clubs such as Manchester United, Internationale and also Atletico Madrid in recent times.But Monaco has won the race ahead of it’s competitors and had secured the signature of the 20-year old.

“Monaco are a club with an ambitious project and have a reputation for developing youngsters” said the Belgium international.
He also added “I am very happy to be here. I am going to do everything in my powers to pay back Monaco for the faith they showed in me”.

Tielemans came up through the ranks of Anderlecht youth academy and made his 1st team debut at a tender age of 16. Since his debut he had developed into a key figure for the Belgian giants, making 150 appearances in all competitions for the club.

The Belgium international scored 13 goals from midfield in 37 league appearances this season to help Anderlecht lift the league title.

Youri Tielemans is a very exciting and talented prospect and with Leonardo Jardim’s guidance he can surely become a future star. The Belgium international has already captained Anderlecht at the age of 20 and he was also the youngest Belgian ever to play in the Champions League.

The 20-year old has already bagged the Belgian Young Player of he Year in his 1st two seasons. The above achievements are enough to prove his potential and with Jardim’s guidance in Monaco the young midfielder is set to break quite a few records in future.