Billiat won’t leave Kaizer Chiefs unless it’s for the right European deal

Billiat won’t leave Kaizer Chiefs unless it’s for the right European deal

- Kaizer Chiefs star Khama Billiat has revealed he is happy to stay with the PSL giants until the right opportunity to move to Europe becomes available

- The Zimbabwean international said like all players he dreamed of playing in Europe but did not feel as if he was quite ready yet

- Billiat was named the PSL player of the month for September and many experts feel he is the best player in South Africa

PAY ATTENTION: Click "See First" under the "Following" tab to see Briefly news on your News Feed!

Kaizer Chiefs star Khama Billiat has poured cold water over speculation which indicated he was desperate to follow in the footsteps of his former Mamelodi Sundowns teammate Percy Tau in signing a deal with a European club.

Billiat did not deny wanting to play in Europe, saying like most professionals it was something he dreamed of and aspired to but it was not his main focus right now. The Zimbabwean international said right now Kaizer Chiefs was home and his focus was on the team and nothing else.

READ ALSO: John Terry appointed assistant coach at English Premier League side Aston Villa

Billiat surprised many football pundits when he transferred on a free deal from Mamelodi Sundowns to Kaizer Chiefs despite having solid offers from Egypt and a reported offer from Europe. gathered that Billiat recently said he felt that moving to Europe was something which could and should only happen when a player was performing at their absolute best. Billiat said he did not feel like he had reached his full potential yet and thus did not deserve move to Europe. reported that Billiat said he trusted in God and when the time was right to move to Europe it would happen until then he was more than happy playing for Kaizer Chiefs.

Billiat has been praised by football experts, commentators, coaches and supporters as playing a critical role in the dramatic reversal of fortune seen at Kaizer Chiefs.

The attacking striker has been in magnificent form which has regularly earned him high praises from Kaizer Chiefs head coach Giovanni Solinas. The duo share a close working relationship which borders on a bromance.

PAY ATTENTION: Save mobile data with FreeBasics: Briefly is now available on the app

Solinas has on various occasions said Billiat was too good to play in the South African league, compared Billiat to Lionel Messi and said Billiat was by far the best player in South Africa.

Billiat said he was not worried about earning individual acclaim or prize and was only motivated to help Kaizer Chiefs return to the top of South African football.

READ ALSO: Messi announces new show with circus entertainers based on his life's achievements

For more amazing, funny and informative videos, please visit Briefly South Africa's YouTube Channel.

Do you have a story to share with Briefly? Visit our Facebook page where you can send us a message or leave us a comment. Your story could be shared online.

To stay up to date with the latest news, download our news app on iTunes or GooglePlay today.


Related news
Lionel Messi acquires an amazing private jet for $15 million

Lionel Messi acquires an amazing private jet for $15 million

Lionel Messi acquires an amazing private jet for $15 million
Mailfire view pixel