R.S.C. Anderlecht have completed the signing of Sierra Leonean international Mustapha Bundu on a four-year deal. Anderlecht announced the move on their official Twitter account. Bundu, 23, is the club’s third signing in two weeks after the club signed Ukrainian left-back Bogdan Mykhaylichenko from Zoryan Luhansk and South African attacker Percy Tau.Bundu has been added to a long list of Sierra Leonean internationals already trader in Jupiler-pro-league. The likes of Lamin Conteh, Ibrahim Obreh Kargbo, Ibrahim Junior Parade Koroma, Paul Pkapa, Musa Jarzihno Kanu, Ahmed Kanu and Mustapha Sama, to name a few. The former Hereford attacker, who scored a total of 21 goals in 109 appearances for Danish club AGF Aarhus between 2016 to 2020, will be hoping to impress in his new adventure under Manchester City legend Vincent Kompany.
Speaking to the club’s website, Bundu said, “I am delighted to be signing for Anderlecht. This is the perfect place for me to further develop myself as a player and contribute to the attacking football Anderlecht likes to play.”Born in Sierra Leone, Bundu started his career at the Craig Bellamy before moving abroad with after obtaining a student visa to study at Hartpury College to pursue his football career. After his impressing form with Hereford FC winning three trophies, he went on a trial to Danish club AGF Aarhus in the start of August 2016 before he was signed on a permanent deal until summer 2021. On the International stage, Bundu received his first international call-up in August 2018, being a member of a preliminary squad but did not make the final 23-man squad. The striker finally made his debut in a 3–1 World Cup qualifying defeat to Liberia on 4 September 2019.
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C’est fait. Bienvenue à Bruxelles Bundu. 🇸🇱 Meer dan welkom Mustapha. pic.twitter.com/vwsUbYCiE1— RSC Anderlecht (@rscanderlecht) August 7, 2020