Speaking to the Voetbal Krant, Anthony Limbombe has revealed why he decided to join Club Brugge despite widespread interest from England.
It is no secret that Limbombe had been a target for Championship outfit Leeds United for well over a year (Yorkshire Evening Post) and the Whites were desperate to sign the talented attacker this summer as well, according to the Express.
Despite Leeds’ repeated advances though, Limbombe decided against a move to Elland Road and instead joined Belgian outfit Club Brugge for a fee believed to be in the region of around £2 million in July.
Limbombe made his debut for Club Brugge during their 2-0 victory over KV Mechelen in the Jupiler Pro League last weekend and following the game, the 22-year-old has gone on to explained why he made a move to the Jan Breydel Stadium.
The youngster admitted that his services were wanted by numerous clubs but he decided to ultimately go with Brugge due to the fact that the Belgian giants will be competing in the Champions League during the upcoming campaign.
Speaking to the Voetbal Krant, Limbombe said, “I’m glad it’s all behind us. I had other options. I was determined to come to Club Brugge. This is a Belgian club which may take its place in the Champions League, so I really didn’t take interest in the other clubs.”