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United have beaten EPL rivals to Belgian wonderkid

United have beaten EPL rivals to Belgian wonderkid

Feb. 20 | Manchester United have signed Belgian 16-year-old teenage star Indy Boonen on a three-year deal, according to reports in his homeland. The attacking midfielder, who was part of the youth set-up at Genk until he was released last summer, reportedly caught...

Chelsea complete Kevin de Bruyne signing

Chelsea complete Kevin de Bruyne signing

Jan. 31 | Chelsea have completed the signing of highly-rated midfielder Kevin de Bruyne from Genk, the Belgian club have announced. The 20 year-old has signed a five-and-a-half-year deal and will remain at the Belgian champions on loan until the end of the season. De...

Kevin de Bruyne completing medical with Chelsea

Kevin de Bruyne completing medical with Chelsea

Jan. 30 | Kevin De Bruyne is set to have a medical at Chelsea today ahead of his proposed move from Genk. The 20-year-old midfielder is on the brink of completing his £6.7million move to Stamford Bridge. Any deal would see him loaned back to his current team until...

Match Report: Valencia 7 Genk 0

Match Report: Valencia 7 Genk 0

Nov. 24 | Roberto Soldado scored a first-half hat-trick to help Valencia to a crushing 7-0 win over Genk in the Champions League Group E, improving the Spanish club’s chances of reaching the last 16. Jonas opened the scoring when he headed home in the 10th...

Match Report: Genk 1 Chelsea 1

Match Report: Genk 1 Chelsea 1

Nov. 2 | Despite the travails of a “disastrous” week, Chelsea were not expected to struggle on their travels. Surely, in Flanders, they would not flounder? Instead their “castle”, to use Andre Villas-Boas’s term, remains under siege. It was far from...

CL Match Preview: Genk vs Chelsea

CL Match Preview: Genk vs Chelsea

Nov. 1 | Andre Villas-Boas has refused to confirm whether John Terry will start Chelsea’s Champions League clash with Genk. Terry travelled to Belgium but was rested for the game against the same opponents two weeks ago and the same could happen again amid...

Match Report: Chelsea 5 Genk 0

Match Report: Chelsea 5 Genk 0

Oct. 19 | Chelsea fans turned up but the opposition didn’t. For all the talk of a boycott over ticket prices, the Bridge was practically full to see Chelsea record their biggest home win in the Champions League, destroying Belgian visitors who resembled not...

CL Match Preview: Chelsea vs Genk

CL Match Preview: Chelsea vs Genk

Oct. 19 | Fernando Torres is available for Chelsea. The striker will be hoping to start amid his three-match domestic ban, with manager Andre Villas-Boas likely to make several changes for the Group E showdown. Ramires is out with a knee injury but David Luiz could...

Chelsea make new bid for Genk’s Kevin de Bruyne

Chelsea make new bid for Genk’s Kevin de Bruyne

Aug. 31 | Chelsea have made a new bid for Racing Genk midfielder Kevin de Bruyne as Andre Villas-Boas continues the process of revitalising his squad with emerging young talent. Romelu Lukaku, a teenage international team-mate of De Bruyne, has already been recruited...

Chelsea loan keeper Thibaut Courtois to Atlético Madrid

Chelsea loan keeper Thibaut Courtois to Atlético Madrid

Jul. 22 | Thibaut Courtois has joined Atlético Madrid on loan from Chelsea for the forthcoming season. The 19-year-old goalkeeper signed from the Belgian side Genk this month for a fee which could rise to £7.9m but with the Chelsea hierarchy regarding him...