Vincent Kompany: Mukairu will be a special player

Anderlecht coach Vincent Kompany has heaped praise on Paul Mukairu, saying the youngster has everything to become a special player.

“Paul has everything to become a special player,” an impressed Kompany said of the highly-promising winger after he notched his second goal in the Belgian Jupiler League.

Besides his goals, Mukairu, 20, has provided two assists as Belgium’s most successful club Anderlecht shot to fourth place in the league table.

Sunday’s 2-0 home win over Beerschot was his seventh straight start for the Brussels outfit, who are undergoing a massive re-organisation under former Manchester City skipper Kompany.

Mukairu himself acknowledged the huge contributions Kompany has made in his development in particular his goal against Beerschot at the weekend.

“We really needed this win. I got the ball at the goal and Coach Vincent always says: ‘if you have the ball, always go with intensity.’ When that space came, I took advantage of it,” he told the official Anderlecht Twitter handle.