Vincent Kompany turns to DR Congo’s TP Mazembe for new signings




Vincent Kompany left Manchester City in May to join Anderlecht as player-manager.

New Anderlecht player-manager Vincent Kompany has turned to the Democratic Republic of Congo for reinforcements as he tries to make the Brussels giants a force in Belgian football again.

Anderlecht, who finished a distant fourth in the league last season and missed out on European club competition, are to sign Meschak Elia and Arsene Zola from TP Mazembe.

The pair were regulars for the Lubumbashi-based club, with Elia also competing for DR Congo at the Africa Cup of Nations.

TP Mazembe have confirmed the sale – without offering any details of the deal –