Cyriel Dessers has left Genk to sign for Serie A club Cremonese, who will pay the Belgian club around €6.5 million for his services.
Dessers only returned to the Belgian club this summer after last season on loan at Feyenoord. In that spell, he scored 22 goals in all competitions, catching the eye of many.
As a result of those performances, Cremonese and FC Kobenhavn were both interested in signing him in this transfer window, and the former have now done so.
“One of my childhood dreams was to play in a jersey of Genk, that has happened. One of my other dreams was to play in a top league and that seems to work out now”, he said in a parting message to Genk fans on social media
“I am happy that I can leave this way and that we won the last game.
“Keep standing behind the team like you do now because I think something beautiful is possible this season with this team, there is a very good vibe.
“I will remain the biggest supporter and I will come and visit you guys one day.”