Kaizer Chiefs captain Bernard Parker is set to return for the Soweto Derby against Orlando Pirates next week Saturday.
Parker missed Amakhosi’s 1-0 win over Baroka FC, and that excited a section of Chiefs fans who believe the veteran attacker should step aside.
Now, according to Stuart Baxter, Parker should be back for the Pirates game, but what he’s not sure about is whether or not Chiefs will play with three or four defenders at the back.
Furthermore, Baxter said he was thrilled that he’s got almost everyone available for selection, especially his attacking players.
Samir Nurkovic, Leonardo Castro and Lebogang Manyama all featured for Chiefs, and that gives Baxter a glimmer of hope for the Pirates game.
PARKER SET TO RETURN FOR CHIEFS AGAINST PIRATES
“Pirates is a completely different game. Will we play with four at the back or will we play with the three centre-backs? That remains to be seen,” Baxter told reporters.
“We do have some fresh legs. I’m expecting Bernard to be back. Samir’s got a good hour under his belt, Leo’s got time under his belt.
“You know we got Lebo on the field, and a few more minutes for him,” added Baxter.