Michaël Heylen

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Michaël Heylen
Personal information
Full name Michaël Heylen
Date of birth (1994-01-03) 3 January 1994 (age 21)
Place of birth Antwerpen, Belgium
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Number 24
Youth career
2000–2002 Ternesse VV
2002–2007 Germinal Beerschot
2007–2013 Anderlecht
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013– Anderlecht 6 (0)
2013–2014 Kortrijk (loan) 29 (0)
National team
2013– Belgium U21 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 November 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:20, 21 November 2014 (UTC)

Michaël Heylen (born 3 January 1994) is a Belgian footballer who plays as a centre back for Anderlecht.[1]


Heylen joined Anderlecht in 2007 from Germinal Beerschot. As a 16 year old he was diagnosed with Crohn's disease. However he made it to the reserve team and became its captain. In 2013, Anderlecht decided to loan Heylen out to Kortrijk for the 2013/14 season. He made his full debut at 14 September 2013 against Gent in a 3-0 home win.


  1. ^ http://int.soccerway.com/players/michael-heylen/257296/

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