- The age-old saying "don't follow me, follow the birds" will apply to Kaizer Chiefs players Darrel Matsheke and Lebohang Lesako
- 23-year-old Matsheke and 22-year-old Lesako will head to Moroka Swallows for a year-long loan deal in a bid to gain experience
- The Dube Birds are expected to offload a raft of players in a mass exodus after a disappointing season that almost saw the club relegated
Moroka Swallows will acquire the services of two Kaizer Chiefs players to help improve the squad's fortunes.
The Dube Birds will welcome midfielder Darrel Matsheke and winger Lebohang Lesako from the Amakhosi. The duo will stay with the club on a year-long basis with the hopes of gaining top-flight experience, while Swallows will be looking to reinvigorate a lacklustre squad that desperately needs a makeover.
According to Kick Off, a source said:
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"Nothing is set in stone but it’s almost a done deal and just a matter of final agreements before an official announcement is made so that the boys can get started."
The publication reported that club chairman lamented that the squad was bloated with unhappy players, and would need improvement with a younger and smaller squad.
Last season, the Dube Birds struggled to accommodate what club Chairman David Mogashoa called a 'bloated squad' with 'unhappy players' and the club is now understood to be aiming for a smaller, younger squad.
Meanwhile, IOL reported that Swallows would have sit-down talks with coach Dylan Kerr after a disappointing season. It is understood that he could be on the way out, with a new coach being looked at.
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Cape Town Spurs have dipped into the transfer market to sign Roberto Firmino, or his lookalike at least.
As reported by Sports Brief, Spurs’ new signing, Maurice Finck, has been compared to the Liverpool star, but not for his style of play. The defender bears a striking resemblance to the Brazilian forward, and fans can’t get over it.
Spurs also brought in Boitumelo Radiopane from Orlando Pirates on loan and Michael Morton from Cape Town All Stars.