Percy Tau might be on the brink of realising his dream of playing in one of Europe’s top footballing leagues, but he can’t sign on the dotted line with English Premier League side Brighton Hove and Albion just yet.
Mamelodi Sundowns star striker Percy Tau will have to complete a tough application process to obtain a work visa for the United Kingdom (UK) before he can finally sign on the dotted line to secure his highly-anticipated move.
Mamelodi Sundowns have agreed to release star striker Percy Tau to English Premier League side Brighton Hove and Albion for a record-breaking transfer fee of around R50 million, the club will net R65 million through the deal.
Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane is aware of the possible damage forcing players like Percy Tau and Khama Billiat to stay with the club could cause to its reputation among prospective players and even current players.
Mamelodi Sundowns are reportedly set to accept a record-breaking (and final take it or leave it) R50 million transfer deal from English Premier League club Brighton Hove and Albion for the services of star striker Percy Tau.
Mamelodi Sundowns have rubbished recent reports about a growing rift between the club and its star striker Percy Tau over his proposed move abroad. Sundowns spokesperson Thulani Thuswa said the club was not fighting with Tau.
PSL and African League Champions Mamelodi Sundowns have downplayed the possible impact of losing star players Percy Tau and Khama Billiat will have on the team. Both players were integral parts of the club’s recent successes.
The relationship between Percy Tau and Mamelodi Sundowns appears to be ending on a low. This as Tau is refusing to take part in club activities in an attempt to force club bosses to approve his much wanted move to Europe.
57-year-old Elizabeth Tau has opened up about how her footballer of the year son, Percy Tau, has changed her and the entire family’s lives since making his professional debut with Mamelodi Sundowns in February 2014.
Mamelodi Sundowns star striker Percy Tau will be happy to play in any of the European soccer leagues, but admitted that if it was up to him he would choose to play in Spain so he could face Messi and Ronaldo regularly.
Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has admitted that he is preparing for life without Percy Tau, who is likely to play abroad next season. Mosimane revealed it was highly possible that Andile Jali would join Mamelodi.
Mamelodi Sundowns striker Percy Tau emerged as the big winner at the 2017/18 PSL Awards held at the Sandton Convention Centre on Tuesday evening. Tau was named Footballer of the Season and Player’s Player of the Season.