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Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Njabulo Blom. Photo: @idiskitimes / Twitter.

Kaizer Chiefs: Njabulo Blom’s contract can be renewed on ONE condition

Kaizer Chiefs will be desperate to hold onto star midfielder Njabulo Blom whose contract expires in June. All is not lost on that front though.

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Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Njabulo Blom. Photo: @idiskitimes / Twitter.

Kaizer Chiefs are in a precarious position regarding star midfielder Njabulo Blom. It’s not all doom and gloom though, as every problem has a potential solution…

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Njabulo Blom’s Kaizer Chiefs contract delicately poised

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The talented Amakhosi utility man is stalling on a new contract with the club and they could lose their prized asset for free. The major sticking point, at this stage, is Blom’s wage demands. The 22-year-old, perhaps rightly so, wants to be rewarded for his fine form with a new and improved terms. Blom and his representatives believe that his wages should reflect his growing importance within the club.

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It’s obviously not quite that simple, but Khama Billiat is one of the top earners at the club and could be the sacrificial lamb. If Chiefs want to reward Blom’s performances with improved wages and status at the club, they’ll need to trim the fat at the top. Perhaps Keagan Dolly’s status at the club could also come under scrutiny.

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Kaizer Motaung Jr has plenty to ponder. Image: © Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix.

Either Chiefs agree to new terms with Njabulo Blom soon, or he can start talking to other clubs from January with a view to signing pre-contract terms. The danger here is that they could lose one of South Africa’s hottest footballing prospects for absolutely nothing in June when Blom’s contract expires.

It’s decision time for the top brass, and sacrifices might need to be made. The clock is ticking.

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