Cape Town - It’s the off season and speculation is at its rifest. Teams are not at rest even the though the SWC is in full swing. Here’s the latest happening in the PSL transfer window.
Pitso Mosimane has been hard at work expanding his current squad as the Mamelodi Sundowns prepare to defend their ABSA Premiership title and participate in the CAF Champions League. The Brazilians have secured Maritzburg United duo Mario Booysen and Rheece Evans on five-year deals.
Outgoing Platinum Stars striker Siphelele Mthembu confirmed that he is yet to finalise his contract with Kaizer Chiefs. In an exclusive interview with Sport24, “Shaka Zulu” admitted that he is in talks with Chiefs and his move back to Naturena is imminent as the two parties are yet to agree on his personal terms.
“It’s not just a rumour,” said Mthembu.
“Yes there have been talks going on between me and Chiefs. But nothing has been finalised yet.”
Mpumalanga Black Aces have confirmed they are running their eye over Orlando Pirates striker Collins Mbesuma with a view to a move for the club for next season.
According to the Supersport.com website, the Zambian international has fallen out of favour at The Buccaneers having made just four starts for the side last season and is clearly deemed surplus to requirements by coach Vladimir Vermezovic.
Lucky Baloyi and Philani Cele have made the switch from Kaizer Chiefs to Moroka Swallows. The duo join The Birds for the 2014/15 season as part of a swap deal that saw left-back Levy Mokgothu move in the opposite direction, says Supersport.com website.
Siyabonga Mngoma will be inbetween the post in an Amazulu jumper next season the club confirmed. “We are delighted to welcome Siya to the club, he’s got the experience under his belt but still has a bright future ahead of him,” AmaZulu General Manager Peter O’Connor said in a statement.
The 25-year-old has signed a three-year deal and poses fresh competition for the likes of Tapuwa Kapini and Aubrey Mathibe at Usuthu.
Midfielder Giorgi Nergadze looks set to join BidVest Wits for the upcoming season, reports Supersport.com website. The Georgian star has been with Moroka Swallows for four seasons at the club during which time he helped them win the MTN8 trophy in 2012.
The PSL’s Footballer and Player’s Player of the season Sibusiso Vilakazi is fast becoming hot property as a number of Belgian clubs are keen on luring the Wits midfielder including South Africa’s very own Kaizer Chiefs reports Soccer Laduma.
Bidvest Wits CEO Jose Ferreira has confirmed the signing of Christopher Katongo according to Soccer Laduma.