Steven Defour has revealed the happiest part of his career was his time with Burnley.
Defour is set to retire at the end of this season, bringing an end to a career that started in 2004 when he set out at KV Mechelen’s Under 19s.
Since then, he’s played for the likes of Genk, Standard Liege, Porto and Anderlecht in a wide-ranging career.
One of his big moves was to Burnley in 2016 when Sean Dyche’s side elected to pay £7.74m to bring him in from Porto.
There was hope he could be a huge success at Turf Moor, but that did not prove to be the case, with a series of injuries limiting him to just 58 appearances in three years.
It’s those injuries that have led to him cutting his career short, but he insists he has only good memories of his time with Burnley.
“In Burnley,” he told Sporza when asked where he was happiest.
“I was at an age when I could enjoy football more and was more aware of the football I was playing at the time.
“But the highlight of my career was the 1st title with Standard.”