- The reigning South African champions, Mamelodi Sundowns, are looking to bring new faces and they are reportedly looking at overseas players
- According to local media reports, Sundowns coach Manqoba Mngqithi has secured the services of a Slovakian striker Pavol Safranko
- On the other hand, Sundowns are also heavily linked with Al Ahly striker Hussein El Shahat ahead of the new season
South African Premier Soccer League side Mamelodi Sundowns is reportedly setting sights on a number of international players.
The Brazilians are almost home and dry as far as their DStv Premiership challenge is concerned.
Fresh from a win over TS Galaxy last weekend, a win that propelled them to 57 points on the log table, the Tshwane side is still looking for new recruits.
Briefly News has gathered that coach Manqoba Mngqithi is looking to bring new players in the form of Slovakian striker.
The South African has it that Sundowns have already acquired the services of Slovakian hitman Pavol Safranko who comes with bags of European experience while another Al Ahly star is also on the club’s radar.
KickOff also reported that Sundowns have pulled off a major coup after signing Safranko who also received offers from Egyptian Premier League side Pyramids.
Sundowns are said to have signed the 26-year-old last month ahead of his expected €700,000 (R12-million) transfer from Sepsi OSK.
Coached by former coach Pitso Mosimane, Ahly star Hussein El Shahat has revealed that the PSL outfit has made him an offer to sign for the Chloorkop side next season.
Moreover, Bafana Bafana's international winger, Keagan Dolly, has also been linked with a return to Tshwane.
At the same time, Masandawana are reportedly keen to land Simba SC star player Luis Miquissone but they’ll have to cough up a salary of over R1.5 million a month for him.
Just before the start of the current season, Sundowns signed a number of players such as Kermit Erasmus, Aubrey Modiba, Peter Shalulile, Rushine De Reuck, George Maluleka, Ricardo Goss, Lesedi Kapinga, Grant Margerman, Haashim Domingo, Mothobi Mvala, and Gift Motupa.
Meanwhile, Sundowns are on the road to raise the South African flag this weekend, they are on the way to Cairo to face Egypt’s Ahly this weekend.
Briefly News reported that Mosimane is wary of their next opponent, saying he individually made Masandawana a monster.
Mosimane lamented their match against Zamalek on Monday, saying they should have been rested ahead of the CAF Champions League encounter at home.
Mosimane’s men are going through a rough patch as they registered a 1-1 draw against the White Knights on Monday night.
The Red Devils netted in the 72nd minute through second-half substitute Salah Mohsen, who latched onto Amr El-Sulya's pass before rounding goalkeeper Awad to fire into the back of the net.
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Source: Briefly News