- Deon Hotto set to join the Orlando Pirates next season and he is reportedly getting a fat paycheck for the move
- According to an insider, the Namibian international will earn a whopping R500 000 a month
- It is a step up from his alleged current salary, which stands at about R200 000 monthly
Deon Hotto is set to join the Orlando Pirates and he can look forward to a massive pay bump. The Namibian international reportedly closed a deal with the Bucs, an insider revealed.
He will be joining the Pirates in the next season and according to the source, Hotto will earn a massive salary for the move.
An insider who was involved with the negotiation spilled the tea over the 28-year-old's upcoming salary at the Bucs.
The source told TimesLIVE, Hotto will earn a whopping R500 000 a month - which is a big step up from the R200 000 he is currently getting paid at Bidvest Wits.
Hotto signed a four-year deal and will be unveiled as a Buccaneer at the beginning of the new season.
The massive salary increase will see Hotto earning a whopping R7 million per annum.
“Hotto will become [one] of the best paid players in the PSL. This is a ground-breaking deal. He has always wanted to play for Orlando Pirates and now his dream has come true," the insider told the publication.
News of his salary left soccer fans devided. Some were shocked over the high number while others wondered if Hotto was worth half a million rand a month.
Twitter user, @MeelaMohlahlana, commented:
"Nonsense! Pirates doesn’t play like that, anyways I don’t think he is worth it, just an average player."
Another tweep, @bigdawgnash, said:
"He better be worth every penny by worth of scoring goals and helping us win cups. He better be..."
Social media user, @Deedat811, wrote:
"With that chicken play?"
Twitter user, @BreakOutStar94, added:
"I thought the highest SA soccer players earn is 50k a month."
In other news, Khama Billiat, turned 30 years old on Wednesday. The famous footballer plays for Kaizer Chiefs as a midfielder.
Staying true to his birthplace, Zimbabwe, the young star also plays for the country's national team. Khama who is a doting father of one, started off his South African football career playing for Ajax.
In July 2012, during a friendly encounter during the off season, Ajax Cape Town held the visiting Manchester United to a 1–1 draw.
Briefly.co.za took a look at Billiat's life and career in celebration of his birthday.
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