Rulani Mokwena Addresses Al Ahly Rumours and Percy Tau's Mamelodi Sundowns Links

Rulani Mokwena Addresses Al Ahly Rumours and Percy Tau's Mamelodi Sundowns Links

Keba Mothoagae
March 30, 2023 at 10:13 AM
  • Percy Tau's stock is rising higher and higher at the moment considering his blistering form
  • The Bafana Bafana and Al Ahly midfielder has been in a good groove since returning from injury
  • This has seen him being linked with various alleged suitors as the Red Devils prepare to fend off their interest

Percy Tau is a hot topic of discussion at the moment.

His career is experiencing a second wind currently, whether it is at Al Ahly or with the South African men's national team. With his stay in Egypt seemingly up in the air, this has led to talk of him possibly moving on.

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Rulani Mokwena has spoken up about Percy Tau's links with Mamelodi Sundowns. Image source: @KickOffMagazine.
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When asked about whether Tau could possibly rejoin his former team Mamelodi Sundowns, head coach Rulani Mokwena diplomatically answered according to Soccer24:

“I cannot talk about a player who is not in my team. I must respect Al Ahly. Percy Tau is a distinguished player and I know him well and we have a great relationship.”

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Elsewhere, Mokwena was asked about continuing rumours of him eventually coaching in Egypt, responding by saying as per KingFut:

“I don’t follow social media, I only focus on my team and try to make the fans happy. I am very happy with all the support I receive from the club president, the fans, and the players. I am enjoying my time here at Sundowns, and this is the most important thing for me.”

Al Ahly wants to keep Tau

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Al Ahly is looking to tie Tau down in Cairo.

Since returning from a lengthy injury layoff, Percy Tau is an invigorated player. The South African has been in fine form for the Egyptian giants. This has translated into brilliant performances for Bafana Bafana as the national team qualified for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations to be hosted in the Ivory Coast next January.

The Red Devils are now intent on extending his stay, particularly because of interest in him from aboard.

Brighton targets Tau

This interest from aboard reportedly comes in the form of runaway Championship leaders Burnley, as was revealed by Sports Brief.

With the Premier League in the club's immediate future, the Clarets are said to be looking to deepen the South African flavour in its internationals mix.

Percy Tau is said to be on manager Vincent Kompany's radar, and should the deal happen, 'The Lion of Judah would join his national teammate Lyle Foster in the team.

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