Vincent Kompany named new Burnley manager to succeed Dyche

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Burnley names Vincent Kompany as their new manager

Burnley have appointed former Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany as their new manager to take over from Sean Dyche, the Championship club (second-tier) said on Tuesday.

The 36-year-old former Belgium defender left Anderlecht last month after two seasons as head coach, having joined in 2019 as player-manager before retiring from playing in 2020.

He guided them to a third-place finish last season and sealed European qualification and reached the Belgian Cup final.

“Burnley is a truly historic English side and it’s an honour to be appointed first-team manager,” said Kompany. “I’m excited by the challenge ahead.

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