Former Orlando Pirates striker Patrick Malokase reckons
Maritzburg United defender Siyanda Xulu would be a valuable addition for Bucs.
The 28-year-old's future at the Team of Choice is in doubt
due to the fact that his current contract will expire in June and he has
consequently been linked with moves elsewhere.
Pirates are one of the teams to be linked with a move for
Xulu before next season and Malokase believes it could be a prudent transfer
for the Soweto giants.
"It's very important for him to be open and clear that
he has received an offer from Pirates but it's sad that we notice this thing
about South African clubs. Once you disclose then they don't field you - I don't
know why," Malokase told Goal.
"Probably Maritzburg are counting on him for the next
season because of his experience. In my honest opinion, I think he can make an
impact at Pirates.
"Siyanda is a good player there's no doubt about his
qualities. He'll be a good addition for Pirates. Having good players is always
good for the club and always good for competition. That can motivate other
players to pull up their socks.
"As players, you need that motivation to pull up their
socks. It will be good for Pirates to have him. They are doing well as a team
lately especially in defence but it's always a good move to sign a good player
and stabilise things.
"I don't see any problems for him going there and for
the club. It’s going to bring good competition for the defenders."
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