Absa Premiership

Pitso: If Messi is tired of Barca, we’ll always sign him

2018-07-13 08:23
Lyle Lakay.(Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Pitso Mosimane says he is content with his current Mamelodi Sundowns squad but refused to rule out making more additions if players became available.

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Mosimane seems to have taken the Jose Mourinho approach to closing deals by making any new signings early in the transfer window with Andile Jali already having joined.

With the Chloorkop-based side expecting the departures of Percy Tau and Khama Billita the 54-year-old confirmed that deals were struck early to sign Jose Ali Meza and Toni Silva as replacements.

"We don't sign a lot," Mosimane said to KickOff. "But, there’s always players you never thought could be available, and you never planned to go for them but then you snap them up. It's an unexpected opportunity.

"If Messi is tired of Barca, we’ll always sign him, you know what I’m trying to say?"

And now that Messi-type player for Mosimane and his coaching staff seems to be Cape Town City winger Lyle Lakay.

Despite not lighting up the Absa Premiership by any means - scoring just 2 goals and creating 5 assists last season - the player has joined Sundowns.

Also despite already having Aubrey Ngoma - who kept Lakay out of the City starting line-up - George Lebese, Gaston Sirino and Themba Zwane Sundowns have still decided to snap up the winger.


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