Orlando Pirates open talks with Mamelodi Sundowns star!

Orlando Pirates have made enquiries over the availability of a Mamelodi Sundowns striker according to reports.

The Buccaneers, alongside Cape Town City and SuperSport United, have emerged as the front runner’s to land out-of-favour Sundowns striker Kermit Erasmus!

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The 32-year-old striker has been tipped with a move away from Chloorkop due to lack of playing time.

According to reports, the striker could indeed make a blockbuster return to Orlando Pirates however there’s a stumbling block…

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Mamelodi Sundowns star in talks with Orlando Pirates?

“Phakaaathi has been led to believe that Cape Town City, Orlando Pirates and SuperSport United have all shown interest in securing the services of out-of-favour Mamelodi Sundowns striker Kermit Erasmus.” a Citizen report read.

Why Kermit Erasmus is reluctant to re-join Bucs

“Orlando Pirates can afford Erasmus, but he is hesitant to make a move there.” a source told the publication.

“This is because it is not really the head coach, Jose Riveiro, who is keen on having the player at Pirates.

“It is more of a move from the top brass. At the same time, the boy does not want to get himself in a situation where he is going to struggle for game time.”

Pirates head coach Jose Riveiro. Photo: Orlando Pirates

In other news, the eagerly anticipated MTN8 semi-final draw was conducted on Monday night during SuperSport’s EXTRATIME show.

Kaizer Chiefs will face AmaZulu while Mamelodi Sundowns will face Orlando Pirates in the semi-final round.

The exact date and venues will be revealed by the Premier Soccer League in the coming days.

Let us know your thoughts and predictions ahead of the blockbuster MTN8 semi-final rounds which will be contested over two legs in the comments section below.