It proved a costly miss as Anderlecht
took the lead on 71 minutes when a floated cross from Praet was headed in by Najar.
And this is at a time when Anderlecht
have received many millions of euros from Chelsea for Romelu Lukaku.
In fact, his agent, Christophe Henrotay, revealed that negotiations between Chelsea and Anderlecht
hadn't even materialized as yet before going on to admit that Lukaku would attend Anderlecht
's pre-season training on June 24.
thanked Broos for his services and handed over the reins to Franky Vercauteren
Having been beaten by the 10 men of Anderlecht
in Brussels last month,manager Martin O'Neill admitted they would need to win to stop them looking to the Uefa Cup.
But O'Neill, annoyed by the criticism of his side's performance against Anderlecht
, stressed: "If I'd been told in the past that we'd go into matches without Joos Valgaeren, Johan Mjallby and Paul Lambert I probably wouldn't have turned up.
have an excellent record against Lokeren - they have beaten them on all three occasions that they have met this term - but only the seriously brave would rate them value at 2-5.
Jovanovic has drawn interest from French club Lille but has already met Anderlecht
officials in Qatar and admits his wife will have a big say in where he ends up.
Glasgow Celtic have also followed me very closely but Anderlecht
were so insistent and open with me that I decided to come here.
The Glasgow giants find themselves still in the hunt with Anderlecht
and Lyon just a point ahead and Bayern Munich a further one in front.
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finished the Belgian regular season in pole position, four points clear of Waregem but the hard work starts here, writes Ian Wilkerson.
5million deal from Anderlecht
on a three-year contract.