Son’s football qualities did not go unnoticed for long. In the summer of 2013, the then 14-year-old dribbler was included in the youth academy of the big Anderlecht. He developed rapidly in Brussels, but the last step to the first team was not made.
To the frustration and anger of ‘Treezy’, who did not see another year in the team and refused to sign. Top clubs such as Liverpool, AS Monaco, Juventus and Bayern Munich had a clear eye on him, but Ndayishimiye understood: he would also end up on the second plan.
From the rain to the drip
And so the transfer-free talent, with the necessary youth international matches for Belgium to its name, chose NEC in the summer of 2018. A remarkable switch, because ‘only’ the first division. But with the knowledge that he would be allowed to show his skills in the first team.