Bantu Holomisa lashes out at Motaung's kids

Kaizer Chiefs fans and UDM leader Bantu Holomisa says the Motaung’s are destroying the club. Image: @SABCSport/Facebook)

Kaizer Chiefs to DITCH top three highest earners?

Tough love.

Bantu Holomisa lashes out at Motaung's kids

Kaizer Chiefs fans and UDM leader Bantu Holomisa says the Motaung’s are destroying the club. Image: @SABCSport/Facebook)

Kaizer Chiefs can sort out a big problem on their balance sheet by shifting their three top earners this winter.


Bloated Kaizer Chiefs wage bill needs sorting

Top earners Keagan Dolly, Itumeleng Khune and Zitha Kwinika could all leave Naturena this winter in a massive clearout. Legendary ‘keeper Khune isn’t extending his contract, Dolly’s injury problems are mounting and Kwinika won’t have a guaranteed place in the starting XI with Given Msimango and Thatayaone Ditlhokwe now the preferred combination in the centre of defence. It would be difficult to justify keeping any of these players while their wages continue to suffocate the club’s balance sheet. Between them, Dolly, Khune and Kwinika earn R2.25 million a month.

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The Kaizer Chiefs Naturena Village in all its glory. Image: Ernest Makhaya

DOLLY DILEMMA TO SOLVE

Keagan Dolly, once of Montpellier and Sundowns, joined Chiefs just under three years ago in July 2021. Reports circulating in recent weeks indicated the 31-year-old wasn’t willing to take a pay cut on his next contract and that was the sticking point in negotiations with the club. Dolly currently earns R17.5m annually at Naturena. However, according to KickOff.com, that’s not the major issue for the player. The creative midfielder is waiting to see who arrives as head coach before deciding on his future. Perhaps there’s a glimmer of hope for him with attack-minded Nasreddine Nabi waiting in the wings?


Changing of the guard

Itumeleng Khune is leaving the club, but existing options Bruce Bvuma and Brandon Petersen have extended their contracts. Does that mean there’s space for one more statement signing in the position? Were these contract extensions simply executed to protect any potential transfer values of the players? That’s one of the several issues incoming boss Nasreddine Nabi must grapple with as he starts his tenure. Amakhosi have been persistently linked with Nwabali, but the 28-year-old is wanted by as many as 12 clubs, according to his agent. 

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Goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune will end his glittering and legendary spell with Chiefs at the end of the 2023-2024 campaign. Image: (@ItumelengKhune/Instagram)

Is there any future for Dolly, Kwinika or Khune at Chiefs?

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