However, the Belgians were forced to pull out of the deal due to their financial problems.
That's according to former Belgium striker Marc Degryse, who revealed to HLN: "I know that since November he (Anderlecht coach Vincent Kompany) negotiated with Werder Bremen (who then had the winger on-loan from United) to bring Chong to Anderlecht, but had to drop out because Anderlecht couldn't even pay the player's salary."
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