Kaizer Chiefs Nabi

Kaizer Motaung Jr, football director, and Bobby Motaung, football manager, at the FNB Stadium. Image: X

Kaizer Chiefs make approach for PSL star, agent confirms!

Kaizer Chiefs have made a formal approach for one of the PSL’s most exciting players however will his side be willing to sell him?

Kaizer Chiefs Nabi

Kaizer Motaung Jr, football director, and Bobby Motaung, football manager, at the FNB Stadium. Image: X

The agent of Royal AM star Mfundo Thikazi has confirmed that Kaizer Chiefs have enquired about the availability of the talented winger.

Thikazi has been one of Royal AM’s standout performers since making his debut for the club in 2021.

The speedy winger scored 12 goals in 77 appearances for Royal AM while registering two more assists.

And now, the 24-year-old is reportedly wanted by Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs!

According to the latest transfer gossip, Chiefs have made a formal approach for Thikazi however Royal AM are reluctant to lose their star man amidst a transfer ban!

Kaizer Chiefs interested in signing Thikazi – Agent

“For now, it’s just interest. Yes, Chiefs have shown interest in the player. We will see when the team returns from the break for preseason training and camp to see what will happen,” a source told Soccer Laduma.

“It’s not the first time that Kaizer Chiefs have shown interest in Thikazi. Last season before they signed Tebogo Potsane they actually wanted him but Royal AM could not let him go. But at the moment it looks like they will let him go.”

The player’s agent Thabang Mncwabe further confirmed to the publication that Kaizer Chiefs have made contact with him over Thikazi.

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In other news, Kaizer Chiefs have opened talks with former Petro de Luanda coach Alexandre Santos.

Santos opted against extending his contract with the Angolan giants last month, after spending three years at the club.

The 47-year-old Portuguese mentor has since emerged as a top candidate for the Kaizer Chiefs head coach position.

Santos previously held assistant coaching positions at the likes of FC Porto, Al Ahly and SC Braga.

And now, the coach himself has confirmed direct contact with the Soweto giants however an offer is not yet on the table!

Portuguese coach confirms talks with Kaizer Chiefs

“They [Kaizer Chiefs] talked with me but we don’t have any deal,” – Alexandre Santos told Soccer Laduma.

The Portuguese coach won six trophies in three years at Petro de Luanda, including three league titles.

The Glamour of are expected to take a final decision on their new head coach in the coming days. Tunisia’s Nasreddine Nabi is reportedly another name at the top of the Motaung’s list.