The transfer window may be shut until the end of the season but that doesn’t stop clubs for influencing business.
Here we look at the latest PSL transfer rumours and South African football gossip.
Orlando Pirates blocked Usuthu approach
AmaZulu coach Benni McCarthy claims Orlando Pirates left-back Bongani Sam messaged him, saying he wanted to to join Usuthu, according to iDiski Times.
McCarthy says Pirates blocked the deal and he decided to respect the club’s wishes.
“I was interested in the player but Pirates made it clear that he wasn’t going anywhere, there’s nothing I can do when a player messages you that he wants to come and play for you and that,” McCarthy as per iDiski Times.
“But you have to respect the club that he plays for. Of course, his agent is my agent so it’s going to land on my lap.”
SuperSport punish Kaizer Chiefs target
Kaizer Chiefs target Sipho Mbule is almost certain to go to Mamelodi Sundowns but not before he is punished by his current club.
SuperSport United did not like the player’s attitude once he discovered Sundowns were interested.
According to a Soccer Laduma, Mbule’s move to Mamelodi Sundowns is as ‘good as done’.
“It’s no secret in the game that Mbule has a deal on the table to join Sundowns in July 2022, from what I understand.
“The agreement between Sundowns and SuperSport, may have certain conditions to it, but we are led to believe it’s as good as done,” a source told the publication.
Former Orlando Pirates defender goes to ABC Motsepe League side
ABC Motsepe League Stream A team Sinenkani FC have bolstered their squad. Achieving this with the signing of former Pirates defender Ayanda Gcaba.
Sinekani progressed to the last 16 of the Nedbank Cup, where they will meet TTM.
The club confirmed the signing when pressed by reporters.
“Yes it’s true we have signed Ayanda Gcaba,” club official Sixolile Petele told KickOff.
“He doesn’t only bring height at the back but also his experience by having played at the highest level in the country.
“We have also signed Bayanda Shangase from Pondo Chiefs. This is part of our ambition to gain promotion to the GladAfrica Championship next season.
“We currently share the lead with BMC Stars in the standings.
“We face them this weekend to determine the team to go to the playoffs.”
“The Nedbank Cup belongs to the Eastern Cape. We are going to make history in this year’s tournament.”
Maritzburg United want Ndlovu back from Orlando Pirates
Maritzburg United are reportedly set to table an offer to get their former midfielder Siphesihle Ndlovu back from Orlando Pirates.
Ndlovu remains at Orlando Pirates but has been underutilised.
According to the Citizen, Maritzburg United are interested in bring the player back to the Harry Gwala Stadium.