Cape Town - Sammy
Troughton admits he is considering bringing Mame Niang back to the University
of Pretoria from Mamelodi Sundowns in the off-season.
Read: Imminent departures at Tuks
The 31-year-old played an integral role in helping AmaTuks
to a top-eight finish during the 2012/13 season, although the lanky Senegalese
forward would thereafter jump ship to Tshwane neighbours SuperSport United.
The following season another Pretoria outfit came knocking,
with Mamelodi Sundowns tabling a lucrative offer that Niang and Matsatsantsa
However, after his first term at Chloorkop, Niang has
managed only five appearances, scoring once in that time, which he has since
described as the worst of his career.
Troughton said a few factors, one of them being wages, would
determine if the potential move would happen.
"At the moment I can't say anything for certain but we
are looking into that possibility," the coach told Football411.
"It will depend on the situation at his club and if
they would be willing to let him come to us.
"Call me next week maybe I'll have more information for
you by then."