Orlando Pirates wingers' future in doubt amid transfer speculation

Vincent Pule and Evidence Makgopa preparing for match against Mamelodi Sundowns Image via @OrlandoPirates on X

Orlando Pirates future: Winger in doubt amid transfer speculation

Orlando Pirates winger thinks about his future amidst transfer rumours. But word on a new midfielder from TS Galaxy is making the rounds.

Orlando Pirates wingers' future in doubt amid transfer speculation

Vincent Pule and Evidence Makgopa preparing for match against Mamelodi Sundowns Image via @OrlandoPirates on X

Orlando Pirates ponder on the future of one of their wingers amid transfer speculation around him, as per iDiski Times. Vincent Pule, a pivotal winger at Orlando Pirates, finds himself at a crossroads despite recently committing to the club with a new contract. Concerns surrounding recurring injuries and inconsistent playing time under manager Jose Riveiro. It is the reason why Pule is contemplating his future options as the new campaign approaches.

Seeking clarity on role and future

Sources close to the situation reveal that Pule has approached Orlando Pirates management seeking clarity on his role within the team. With strong competition from Monnapule Saleng, Karim Kimvuidi, Azola Matrose, Deon Hotto, and Kabelo Dlamini in the squad. The experienced winger is assessing his next steps amid speculation of a potential departure.

Orlando Pirates’ contingency plans and transfer interests

Should Vincent Pule decide to part ways with Orlando Pirates, the club is already strategizing for potential replacements. Names like Saleng and Dlamini among others have emerged as candidates to fill his position. So that they can maintain the team’s competitive edge in the upcoming season.

Transfer developments: Thato Khiba and Orlando Pirates’ interest

Meanwhile, Stellenbosch FC’s pursuit of TS Galaxy midfielder Thato Khiba recently encountered obstacles. This is due to failed negotiations on personal terms. Khiba, who impressed at Galaxy with two goals and two assists in 24 matches, initially attracted Stellenbosch’s attention as they prepared for their debut in African continental competitions.

With Stellenbosch unable to finalise Khiba’s transfer, Orlando Pirates have reportedly entered the race for the 27-year-old midfielder. Khiba’s versatility make him an attractive prospect for Pirates as they seek to strengthen their midfield options.

Vincent Pule’s future at Orlando Pirates remains uncertain amidst ongoing transfer activities and managerial decisions. The winger’s tenure at the club has been marked by flashes of brilliance tempered by injuries and inconsistent playing time.

Sources indicate that Pule is eager to play a more significant role in the squad but is also open to exploring opportunities elsewhere. Only if a clearer path to regular starting opportunities doesn’t materialise at Pirates. His versatility and ability to impact games from the wing position make him a valuable asset for any club looking to enhance their attacking options.