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

Kaizer Chiefs: Blom’s agent responds, sparking a war of words

Kaizer Chiefs have a lot of negotiations to do if they are to keep hold of star midfielder Njabulo Blom. Now, there’s a battle brewing.

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

Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Njabulo Blom is becoming embroiled in a protracted transfer saga.

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Chiefs are in a sticky situation regarding their 22-year-old star midfielder. What’s the situation? 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.

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Njabulo Blom is a superb holding midfielder and still only 22. Image: Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

Kaizer Chiefs blamed for Blom contract talks breaking down

The Bafana Bafana international’s Amakhosi future is unclear, with his current deal expiring in June 2023. Contract talks between Chiefs and Blom’s agent Rob Moore have broken down.

When asked whether there was an element of “arrogance” on the part of head coach Arthur Zwane and sporting director Kaizer Motaung Jr in handling the matter, Blom’s agent Moore said to Times Live:

“I can’t comment. It is best if you ask Chiefs.”

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Kaizer Chiefs passive aggressive response to Blom’s agent?

The club has responded to agent Rob Moore:

“Thank you always for your approach and engagements. We will review your message and get back to you in due course,” Chiefs corporate communications manager Vina Maphosa said.

Amakhosi face the very real prospect of losing their crown jewel for nothing in eight months time. If he doesn’t extend, he can agree pre-contract terms with a club of his choice from January. There won’t be a shortage of suitors. Where will Blom be playing his football in 2023? There will be many more twists and turns in this tedious saga, we’re pretty sure.

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