Hendrick Ekstein rules out overseas move following French interest


Hendrick Ekstein's manager Palesa Mkhize has ruled out the possibility of the former Kaizer Chiefs midfielder moving overseas.

The 28-year-old is currently a free agent after parting ways with Amakhosi last week and has been linked with both Orlando Pirates and SuperSport United.

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This website has since gathered that a few enquiries from France have made been made to see if the player would consider a move to Europe next season.

Mkhize says Ekstien will only decide about his future next month.

"There have been a few enquiries from overseas but you must also remember that there are some challenges in other countries where the issue of national team caps plays a role," Mkhize tells

"At the moment he is at home and training at Virgin Active. He will only decide his future in football at the end of season, which is basically next week."

Meanwhile, midfielder Bhongolwethu Jayiya is set to be the next player to leave Chiefs after it was confirmed today that Virgil Vries' time at Naturena is over.

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