Mamelodi Sundowns Coach Mokwena Responds To Mailula’s Ligue 1 Transfer Talks
Mamelodi Sundowns have responded to reports linking Cassius Mailula with Ligue 1 clubs ahead of the upcoming transfer window. The 21-year-old forward has been in outstanding form for Sundowns, establishing himself as one of the best players in the Premier Soccer League and the Caf Champions League, where he is currently the joint-top scorer.
Mailula’s agent Karabo Mathang has claimed that the youngster is attracting interest from Ligue 1 clubs, but as of yet, Sundowns have not received any offers for the talented forward. Sundowns head coach Rhulani Mokwena confirmed that they are aware of the reports but are focused on the task at hand and preparing for their upcoming fixtures.
Mamelodi Sundowns head coach Rhulani Mokwena has denied receiving any offers for Cassius Mailula amid reports linking the youngster with Ligue 1 clubs. Speaking during a pre-match conference ahead of their game against Marumo Gallants, Mokwena confirmed that they have not been approached by any clubs for the highly-rated forward.
Mailula has been in sensational form for Sundowns, scoring 13 goals in 18 matches across all competitions in his first season as a professional footballer. The academy product recently signed a new long-term contract and is expected to be included in the Bafana Bafana squad for their upcoming Afcon qualifiers against Liberia.
Sundowns and Mailula are preparing for their Nedbank Cup Last 16 clash against Marumo Gallants at the Toyota Stadium, the home ground of their opponents.