- Bernard Parker has urged Pule Ekstein not to leave his club
- Parker said that he had seen several players make the mistake of leaving
- This follows Ekstein's impressive performance against Cape Town City
Bernard Parker has reportedly urged Pule Ekstein to remain with Kaizer Chiefs.
He told Ekstein not to make the same mistake as George Lebese by leaving.
This comes as Ekstein and Kaizer Chiefs management remain locked in negotiations, with little headway being made.
Ekstein is said to have turned down an offer from Kaizer Chiefs that he thought was insufficient.
The 28-year-old clearly believes he is worth more to the club than they are currently paying him.
Admittedly, Ekstein has been a boon to the club this season. In their last match, he scored one of the goals against Cape Town City and helped the club make it to the Nedbank Cup semi-finals.
However, Parker has expressed doubt about the benefits of leaving Chiefs. He says he has seen several players leave the club in search of better opportunities elsewhere, only to find that the grass is not always greener on the other side.
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As an example, he cited Lebese, who left Chiefs in 2017 but then received very little time on the field while playing for Mamelodi Sundowns, according to The Sowetan.
Parked added that other players, like Tefu Mashamaite and Mandla Masango, had made similar mistakes, Briefly.co.za has learned.
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