The 28-year-old had one of his best games after a surprise return to the starting line-up on Sunday, scoring the first goal in Amakhosi's 2-0 win over Cape Town City in the Nedbank Cup quarterfinals.
"Pule is definitely... I said it so many times, he is one of the best players we have in South Africa. I hope he stays, he knows my interest," Middendorp tells snl24.com/kickoff.
The contract saga between the player and the club continues to drag on as both parties are still unable to reach an agreement.