Kaizer Chiefs or Mamelodi Sundowns? SuperSport United reveal who they would rather sell to
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DStv Premiership giants Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns are thought to be in a tug-war-war for Supersport United’s Teboho Mokoena, in a deal that could be resolved soon.
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Supersport have repeatedly stated that they would prefer not to sell Mokoena to either of Chiefs or Sundowns, but if push comes to shove, they have their preference.
Race still on between Chiefs and Sundowns
Both Chiefs and Sundowns have had their eye on Mokoena since at least, the previous transfer window, where it was largely believed that Supersport would lose one of, or both Mokoena and midfield partner in crime Sipho Mbule in one window. Both the rivals were linked to the duo and the possibility of a double swoop by either side was not ruled out at the time, and neither is it during the current window.
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Speaking of double swoops, according to the latest reports, it is Sundowns who are thought to be negotiating a package that will include both Mokoena and Mbule. In fact, Ka bo Yellow are thought to be close to an agreement with regards to both deals. However, that process may not be as smooth sailing, as Supersport’s preferred ‘sell to’ club, is thought not to be their crosstown rivals.
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According to Soccer-Laduma, the fact that the two are rivals has nothing to do with Supersport’s preferred choice, as they have done plenty of business with Sundowns in the past. The keyword in the last sentence is “business” and that is exactly why Matsatsanta are keen to do a deal with Chiefs for Mokoena instead.
Who SSU prefer selling Tebza to
Supersport are reportedly keen to establish commercial relations with Chiefs, who despite their over half a decade trophy drought still boast the biggest fanbase in the country and therefore, are the most marketable club in the country. Such a move from Supersport could mean “short-term loss and long-term gain for the club”