Absa Premiership

Sundowns sensationally swoop for Mahlambi to replace Tau

2018-07-05 13:48
Phakamani Mahlambi (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns are in talks with Egyptian giants Al Ahly for a possible loan move for attacker Phakamani Mahlambi to replace the outgoing Percy Tau.

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Masandawana are believed to see the 20-year-old Mahlambi as a perfect replacement for the departing Percy Tau who has been linked with a move to the English Premiership.

Mahlambi has personally won back-to-back titles since joining newly-crowned Egyptian league champions Al Ahly from then reigning Absa Premiership winners Bidvest Wits.

Mahlambi made history to become the first South African to appear in and then win a league title in Egypt after signing a four-year deal in 2017.

Meanwhile Tau is believed to be inching closer to a move to English Premiership side Brighton and Hove Albion with a record-breaking R50 million deal set to be accepted by Sundowns.

 

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