BELGIAN LEAGUE OFF-SEASON NEWS UPDATE
The 24-year-old Canadian Striker Cyle Larin was rented by Zulte-Waregem from Besiktas for next season. He has been mentioned for Anderlecht and Genk in the past but was never involved in a deal. Besiktas paid 2 million 18 months ago to Orlando City and he scored 5 goals in 16 matches. His name mostly went around in smaller teams and it's Zulte-Waregem who got him. This is their 2nd incoming player after also loaning Dimitri Oberlin from Basel
The 20-year-old central defender comes over for a 3-year contract from Machester City where he showed good things in the youth teams.
Elisha Owusu who is a 21-year-old French-Ghanese Defensive Midfielder signed a 4-year contract in AA Gent. He comes over from Lyon. He was the captain in the youth of Lyon and player a very goal season in League 2.
Striker Teddy Chevalier will be leaving Kortrijk for Valenciennes which is closed to where he is from. He's a player who with the right coach is capable of great things but also has a lot of lows during his career so far.
Lots of transfers already for Standard, Dario Castro being the last one. He's a 19-year-old talented left winger from Columbia. He will be rented for 1 year with an option to buy him from Santa Fé. He already tested with the A-Squad for a couple of months and managed to convince.
From what it looks like, Anderlecht and Heerenveen are close to an agreement on Michel Vlap who played an excellent season last year scoring 16 goals.
Racing Genk revelation Leandro Trossard signed for 5 years with EPL team Brighton & Hove Albion. Genk will get 20 Million for him. He is the first of probably many players that will leave Genk after their excellent season.
More news updates in a couple of days and I also plan to take a closer look at some of the friendly matches maybe hoping to find some bets on them ...