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Rhulani Mokwena, the master tactician. Image: Samuel Shivambu / BackpagePix.

Sundowns set aside R15 Million for Bafana Bafana man!

Mamelodi Sundowns are ready to pounce with a big-money offer for a PSL and Bafana Bafana hotshot to replace Peter Shalulile.

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Rhulani Mokwena, the master tactician. Image: Samuel Shivambu / BackpagePix.

Mamelodi Sundowns have reportedly set aside R15 Million for a top PSL marksman.

Khanyisa Mayo is seen as the perfect replacement for Peter Shalulile, who is reportedly likely to leave in January.

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Namibian striker Shalulile, reigning Golden Boot holder in the PSL, didn’t play for Masandawana before the World Cup break as he was protesting against the club’s stance to deny him a move. The Brazilians have eased their stance, and will let the 29-year-old leave this January if they can source a replacement.

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Cape Town City’s 24-year-old Bafana Bafana striker Khanyisa Mayo fits the bill. Shalulile’s boots would be big ones to fill, but Rhulani and his staff are confident that Mayo is up to the challenge. Shalulile has bagged six goals and an assist in just nine DStv Premiership matches this term. He scored a stunning 23 strikes last season, and claimed five assists.

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Peter Shalulile will be a big loss for Downs. Image: ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

Mayo to Sundowns?

Cape Town City man Khanyisa Mayo has scored four goals in the DStv Prem this term and also claimed two assists.

“I don’t see why they would not get him because they have a good working relationship with City and the money they are offering is just too good to turn down,”

“The problem might be that Mayo is cup-tied for the Caf games and will not be able to play for Sundowns should he sign. He has already played for City in the Champions League and cannot be registered for the same competition by another team,” said a source.

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