- Cape Town City FC's Craig Martin has just recently received a R44 million price tag
- This comes after Orlando Pirates reportedly set their eyes on 27-year-old Martin
- However, City's chairman John Comitis reportedly stated that Martin will only leave for an offer by a European club
Cape Town City FC has put a whopping R44 million price tag on Craig Martin. The wing-back has reportedly caught the eye of Orlando Pirates but the Buccs will have to be really keen on getting the young footballer to fork out such an insane amount of money.
The 27-year-old has been representing Cape Town City since 2017 and made a total of 86 appearances. Martin has shown a few great performances in recent times allowing for two assists and a goal in his eight DStv Premiership appearances.
It seems as though Josef Zinnabauer's team is wanting to build a stronger side but if they really want Martin, they have some tough negotiations ahead of them.
According to KickOff, City initially wanted R5 million for Martin, the number then rose to R8 million in 2019 and now Cape Town City chairman John Comitis says he will not accept anything lower than the R44 million.
While a report by The South African stated that Comitis revealed that Martin would only leave City for a European-based offer.
@soccerzela shared the news on Twitter, take a look at some of the fan responses below:
"Craig Martin is worth it!"
"Another way of saying "We are not selling"."
In other soccer news, Briefly.co.za recently reported that Dan Malesela has been sacked after a poor DStv Premiership start. TS Galaxy coach was fired from the team with immediate effect. According to reports, Malesela was sacked because of the team's poor start in the opening eight matches Dstv Premiership matches.
Masilela was the door after he failed to win at least one out of the six DSTV premiership matches the team took part in. The last straw took place after the team lost points after losing 3-2 to Cape Town City in a recent match.
In a statement released by the team, it was revealed that club owner Tim Suzuki found the decision to let Masilela go to be a very difficult one indeed because of the coach's rich history with the team.
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