Absa Premiership

Middendorp rules out new signings at Chiefs

2019-12-31 08:28
Ernst Middendorp (PA)
Ernst Middendorp (PA)

Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs head coach Ernst Middendorp insists he is not looking to make any signings in the January transfer window.

Samir Nurkovic and Kearyn Baccus have proven to be astute acquisitions by Middendorp, who now feels his squad is complete after recording 11 wins out of 14 Absa Premiership matches this season.

“No, I haven’t identified areas that I want to strengthen. Guys! It's nice to say we want to beef up but we are seven points ahead. That is a comfortable lead. This team has done well. They have done a fantastic job in the first six months of the season,” Middendorp told IOL.

“Why should we now target changes. We trust the players we have. We trust the players we brought in at the start of the season. Some of the players haven’t performed as we were expecting and from what we’ve seen in them in the past.

“Let us be honest, where are the players? Are they here in Maritzburg? Where are the players? Let us be honest. We’ve done our planning. We’ve put a strong team together.

"There’s no need now to run around and look for players.”

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