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Mosimane won't respond to George Maluleka 'rumour'

George Maluleka (Gallo Images)
George Maluleka (Gallo Images)

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has refused to respond after it was reported that Kaizer Chiefs midfielder George Maluleka has signed a pre-contract with the Tshwane club.

Just hours before Masandawana were due to kick off against Stellenbosch FC on Wednesday, Amakhosi announced that they have failed to agree to a new deal with Maluleka.

Chiefs went on to state that the midfielder has instead signed a contract that will see him turn for Masandawana next season.

After watching his team secure a 1-0 victory over Stellies that took them to within four points of log leaders Chiefs, Mosimane refused to confirm that his club had signed Maluleka.

Mosimane told reporters: "No, I don't want to talk about George Maluleka, Sundowns must speak about George Maluleka.

"I'm not Sundowns, I'm the coach, if I'm Sundowns, then I do everything, so let Sundowns announce George Maluleka.

"Until Sundowns announce George Maluleka, then it can be official - at the moment it's a rumour.

"Do I want to be a spokesperson for Kaizer Chiefs guys, I wish I could tell you; I need to wait for my team, with all due respect, I think you understand."

Sundowns face Highlands Park in the quarterfinals of the Nedbank Cup on Saturday.

- TEAMtalk media

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