The Mirror says Belgian prosecutors charged a referee and four other people on Thursday with match-fixing in the country's top soccer league in a broad investigation into alleged corruption into the domestic game.
Three months after the Belgian national side reached the World Cup semi-finals, Thursday's news indicating uncomfortably close ties between agents, soccer officials and referees has dominated Belgian media.
Kompany told VTM: "The link is very close to the world of human trafficking, drug dealing and prostitution, where there's a lot of money on offer.
"Where hidden transactions are possible, you have that. There are a lot of good people, but also many bad."