Ex-player Frank Arnesen is the new technical director of Anderlecht. That made purple-and-white wed night known.
Arnesen played 33 years ago for Anderlecht. “I’m glad I had Frank Arnesen can imagine as the new technical director,” says sports director Michael Verschueren on the website of Anderlecht about the appointment. “He knows our club, but also has experience at the top clubs abroad, such as PSV, Tottenham and Chelsea. He means a great added value for RSCA”.
The appointment of Arnesen is remarkable since our newspaper at the end of november already reported that the Dane in the picture was as new technical director of the Belgian recordkampioen. When reacted PSV, where Arnesen in the supervisory Board was, however, vehemently. “Frank Arnesen will remain at PSV. He’s not going to Anderlecht, in no function,” sounded when yet. Also Anderlecht denied that negotiations were conducted.