Cape Town - Former SuperSport United star Thuso
Phala has denied reports linking him with a switch to Orlando Pirates
for the 2019/20 season.
Phala recently parted ways with SuperSport after he was said to have
had numerous disciplinary issues with the Kaitano Tembo-coached outfit.
It brought to an end a successful six-year career where he helped the
team win two Nedbank Cups, a Telkom Knockout crown as well as an MTN8
trophy in 2017.
In addition, the winger played an influential role in helping United
reach the final of the CAF Confederations Cup in 2017 where they lost to
Nonetheless, the player explained his departure from SSU but revealed Pirates have not expressed interest in his services.
He told SAFM: "My relationship with SuperSport ended prematurely but in a happy way, I was happy with the deal and so was the chairman.
"I approached the club about the lack of game time, so I suggested an
exit for me and the club happily agreed because my contract was not
going to be renewed next season.
"I am training on my own at the moment, there are some offers but I
am taking my time to make the right decision about where I am going to
be next season.
"Clubs have been speaking to my agent but I can't say their names,
but there is nothing from Pirates, I know that is the rumour but I
haven't heard anything from Pirates."
Meanwhile, Bidvest Wits are reportedly favourites to land his
signature though Highlands Park and Chippa United are also said to be
interested in securing his services.