Cape Town - Former Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Hendrick Ekstein
is being linked with a return to the Absa Premiership after being released by Azerbaijan
club Sabah FC.
Ekstein had his contract terminated by Chiefs in April
before signing a two-year deal with Sabah.
During his time in Europe, the
28-year-old scored three goals and provided four assists in 13 appearances.
But now his stay in Azerbaijan has been cut short with the
reason unclear at this stage.
However, rumours are rife that Ekstein agreed on
mutual termination with the Azerbaijani club with a return to the Absa Premiership in mind.
After his release from Chiefs and before moving overseas,
the play-maker was heavily linked with a switch to Orlando Pirates.
And now talk
of a move to the Buccanneers has regathered momentum, with Ekstein once again a
"Sabah FC have parted ways with Hendrick Ekstein. The
contract with the South African midfielder was terminated on mutual
agreement," read a statement on the club's website.
"Sabah wishes Ekstein good luck in his future
- TeamTalk Media