Latest Rumours From The PSL Transfer Market: Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, and Mamelodi Sundowns
The South African football transfer window has recently closed, but major clubs such as Mamelodi Sundowns, Orlando Pirates, and Kaizer Chiefs are still keeping tabs on the market for potential player signings.
Sundowns will be aiming to compete strongly in all three of their upcoming competitions – the Premier Soccer League, Nedbank Cup, and Caf Champions League and are focused on avoiding fatigue.
Meanwhile, both Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs are targeting a place in the Champions League next season, after experiencing a disappointing campaign in the PSL.
Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates Are Set To Compete For The Services Of An In-Form Striker.
According to Kick Off, Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates are both interested in signing Ashley Cupido, the in-form striker from Cape Town Spurs who is currently leading the scoring charts in the National First Division (NFD).
Cupido’s impressive performances have helped propel Cape Town Spurs to within one point of the top of the league table. Both Chiefs and Pirates are reportedly keen to acquire the services of the talented striker and are expected to compete in the transfer market for his signature.
Black Leopards Have Reportedly Turned Down An Offer From Kaizer Chiefs for Thutlwa, according to Soccer Laduma.
According to a report by Soccer Laduma, Kaizer Chiefs made an initial offer of around R3 million for Ticklas Thutlwa’s services during the World Cup break in December.
However, Black Leopards chairman David Thidiela rejected the offer. The report further states that both Kaizer Chiefs and Stellenbosch FC submitted a bid of R4 million for Thutlwa in January, just before the transfer window closed, but their offer was also turned down.
Chiefs and AmaZulu show interest in Pirates’ target
Kaizer Chiefs have secured the services of Mmodi on a pre-contract, according to sources.
According to KickOff, Kaizer Chiefs have signed Pule Mmodi, an attacking midfielder from Golden Arrows, on a pre-contract agreement.
The Bafana Bafana star’s contract with Arrows is set to expire at the end of June, and Chiefs have moved to secure his services ahead of other potential suitors.
Mmodi has been linked with a move to Chiefs for some time, and the club has now reportedly succeeded in securing the talented midfielder’s signature.
Chiefs inquire about Mendieta
Kaizer Chiefs have reportedly shown interest in signing Junior Mendieta, an Argentine attacker who currently plays for Stellenbosch FC.
MTNFC reports that the Soweto-based club has approached Stellenbosch FC to inquire about the availability of Mendieta, with the player reportedly on their transfer wishlist for the next window.
Kaizer Chiefs Are Reportedly Keeping Tabs On a Nigerian Defender.
KickOff reports that Kaizer Chiefs have shown a keen interest in Denis Nya, a 26-year-old Nigerian center-back currently playing for Zesco United in Zambia.
The South African club has reportedly sent scouts to monitor Nya’s performances, with the latest sighting being in his team’s recent match against Power Dynamos. It remains to be seen if Chiefs will pursue a move for Nya in the upcoming transfer window.