Soccer

Xulu finally pens Rostov deal

2012-09-06 08:31
Siyanda Xulu (Gallo)
Johannesburg - Mamelodi Sundowns have rubbished reports they attempted to hold up Siyanda Xulu's proposed move to FC Rostov after the defender finally put pen to a deal with the Russian outfit.

The Bafana Bafana centre-back has been linked with a European move throughout the off-season, although the Brazilians were thought to be holding out for an improved offer for their star defender.

However, following the 20-year-old's signing of a deal with Selmashi on Wednesday, Sundowns have moved to clarify the delays regarding his proposed move.

"The reports were clearly a case of the journalist not allowing the facts to get into the way of what he thought was a good story," Downs spokesperson Kabelo Mosito told SuperSport.

"Xulu knew what was happening, and his agent knew what was happening, so to blame Sundowns was disingenuous."

The move came just in time for Xulu as the Russian transfer window slammed shut on Wednesday night, with the player now set to jet off to his new club on Thursday.

Read more on:    siyanda xulu  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
2 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
  • Blitz
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
  • SS1
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
  • SS2
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
  • SS3
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @03:00
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 

Best ‘glamping' spots in the Western Cape

You can get the best of both worlds of camping and luxury living with ‘glamping'.

 
 

Outdoor

6 hiking routes you have to try
South African woman learns to surf at age 70
Pedal power to hit Kouga this May
Watch! Extreme Kiteboarding in pumping Cape Town conditions!
 
 
/Sport
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

SuperBru Super Rugby challenge

Enter and challenge Sport24's staff!

Featured

As the Absa Premiership nears the Christmas break, a little over half the season remains. Who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Which teams will be relegated? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
Vote

Who was the best summer signing in the EPL?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.