Anderlecht have announced the signing of Alexander Buttner on loan from Dinamo Moscow but are set to miss out on Real Madrid's Lucas Silva.
Buttner, who joined the Russian club from Manchester United in 2014, moves to Anderlecht until the end of the season.
The Dutchman, 26, will wear the No. 28 shirt at the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium.
Versatile Anderlecht player Guillaume Gillet said he has turned down an offer from LA Galaxy but that he could still move to Major League Soccer this winter.
Gillet, 31, is out of contract at the end of the season and it looks likely that he will leave Belgium despite Anderlecht's desire to keep him.
The former Belgian international, who can play at right-back or in central midfield, has been in...
Anderlecht put qualification for the knockout stages of the Europa League back in their own hands with a 2-0 win at Group J rivals Monaco.
The French side were unbeaten in their four home European matches this season, and could have joined English club Tottenham in the next round with victory.
However, midfielder Guillaume Gillet fired the Belgians into the lead during first-half stoppage time, with Frank Acheampong wrapping up all three points with a crucial second goal in the 77th minute.