Earlier this week, Anderlecht said they
had agreed to sell Defour to the Clarets
and he’s expected in the North West for a
Defour has been looking to quit his
homeland over abuse from rival fans and
hoped to get a glamour move.
However Burnley stuck at it and Defour
has sorted out a deal that will see him
join in time for the Liverpool game next
Defour was strongly linked with a move to
Manchester United under former boss
Alex Ferguson until he Broke his foot.
The ex-Old Trafford chief was later
revealed to have sent the midfielder a
heartfelt letter wishing him a speedy
He said: “Dear Steven, I have just heard
about your injury and, in the name of
Manchester United, I would like to wish
you a full and speedy recovery.
“I am sure at the moment you must be
feeling awful and that you’ll have all
kinds of questions.