– AS Monaco leader Youri Tielemans joined Leicester City on loan
– The 21-year-old midfielder represented Belgium at the Summer World Cup
– Tielemans has scored five times in 20 Ligue 1 appearances this season
– City midfielder Adrien Silva will also join AS Monaco on loan until the end of the season
Leicester City midfielder Adrien Silva, who will join the league on loan until the end of the current campaign, will also be seen.
Tielemans arrives in Leicester City after impressive 18 months in AS Monaco, where he has 65 times in all competitions, achieving six goals – five of those who came to that concept.
The talented Belgian international, who represented her country at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, is the product of Anderlecht's Youth Academy and is considered one of the most exciting prospects in European football.
Speaking of LCFC TV, Tielemans said:"I am very excited to be able to go." Premier League is one of the best league in the world, and when I was young, I always looked at the Premier League games I'm really happy to be here and I'm excited to get started.
– It's a big family. They are all very kind and really good with me. I think here it will be very good.
Born in Sint-Pieters-Leeuw, Belgium, Tielemans started his career with Anderlecht, signing his first professional contract in July 2013, at the age of only 16. in the competition.
Tielemans played 185 appearances for Anderlecht in all four seasons, achieving 35 goals and helped the side in two Belgian Pro League titles. In the first two seasons it was declared Belgian young professional footballer of the year, and in 2016/17. Belgian professional football player of the year.
After moving to AS Monaco in the summer of 2017, he debuted for the club against Paris Saint-Germain and played 35 times for the first in his first season.
His performances in the French top class continued to follow this concept after they found the net five times in only 20 Ligue 1 appearances from the midfield.
On an international level, an exciting young man debuted for the Belgian national team in November 2016 and has played for 19 times for them. He was also part of the Belgian team that took third place in the World Cup 2018 – starting with both victories against England in Russia.