Zwane Opens Up On Msimango, Mdantsane Reports

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TS Galaxy's Given Msimango and Kazier Chiefs coach Arthur Zwane
TS Galaxy's Given Msimango and Kazier Chiefs coach Arthur Zwane

Kaizer Chiefs head coach Arthur Zwane has responded to reports that they are close to signing two particular players.

Local reports have emerged in the last few days that Chiefs are on the verge of signing TS Galaxy captain and defender Given Msimango and Cape Town City midfielder Mduduzi Mdantsane.

Amakhosi reportedly showed interest in signing Msimango last season but the 25-year old ended up extending his contract with the Rockets.

Read: Zwane Hints At Chiefs' Transfer Window Plans

The Soweto giants were also close to signing Mdantsane from City in the January transfer window but the deal collapsed at the 11th hour, according to Siya sources.

Fresh reports have linked Msimango and Mdantsane with moves to Chiefs and Zwane confirmed that they have "identified" players who would join them next season but did not reveal their names.

"Look, we have identified players and we'll keep on trying our level best to bring players that we think will add value to the club," Zwane told journalists at the club's Open Media Day.

"And yes, at the moment I'm not at liberty to divulge any information until the team makes that announcement," he said.

Chiefs will resume their DStv Premiership duties when they host Stellenbosch on Saturday and 'Mangethe' also discussed the fixture and says they are expecting a tough game from a side that was in-form before the FIFA break.

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"If you were look at Stellenbosch if I'm not mistaken they have won five games on the trot, so that alone tells you that they're not an easy team to play against," he went on.

"Home and away they've been grinding results and they've got quality players, there's no doubt about it, a lot of youngsters also took part in our (SA) U23s, that tells you about the quality they have in the team."

The Glamour Boys are only two points behind second-placed SuperSport United on the table and '10111' added that want to keep their momentum after winning four games in a row before the international break, in their bid to qualify for the CAF Champions League. 

"Hard runners and solid technical team as well. So we know that they're coming down to fight for results and we also want to keep out momentum going because it's key for us to be up there and challenge for the second spot," he concluded. 

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