Phakaaathi Reporter
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16 Nov 2017
3:38 pm

Sundowns chasing Wits midfielder

Phakaaathi Reporter

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane is said to be interested in signing Bidvest Wits midfielder Ben Motshwari.

Hlompho Kekana of Mamelodi Sundowns celebrates his goal with his team mates during the Absa Premiership match between Mamelodi Sundowns and Bidvest Wits at Loftus Versfeld Stadium on February 25, 2017 in Pretoria, South Africa. (Photo by Lee Warren/Gallo Images)

The African Coach of the Year, however, might not get his wish considering that Motshwari has renewed his contract with the club.

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“Pitso is still interested in the boy. He like him. But we are not sure if Wits will let him leave. Pitso is confident he can get the player,” a source was quoted by Isolezwe.

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Motshwari underwent a successful knee surgery that was expected to keep him out for the remainder of the season, however, the midfielder was spotted at the training grounds of the club’s Milpark training grounds on Thursday.

The midfielder is still not fit to play but could return before the end of the season.

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