Pirates Set To Make Matrose Decision?

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Azola Matrose
Azola Matrose

At the start of the current season Orlando Pirates signed 19-year-old Azola Matrose from Chippa United and loaned the winger back to the Chilli Boys.

Now news coming out of both camps is that the Bucaneers are set to send the youngster on loan again with Chippa United believed to be interested in keeping the player for another season.

Read: Insider Hints At Unlikely Pirates Return For Midfield Ace 

A source close to the club told the Siya crew that if the player does not remain in the Eastern Cape, the Soweto giants may look at other clubs who would be interested in the attacker.

"As far as the team wanting him to go on another loan is as good as done. They want him to gain the necessary experience so that when he comes back he can fit into the team and play. They know he is a good player but they just want him to gain more experience," a source revealed to the Siya crew. 

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"Chippa wants to keep him beyond June this year but it will depend if there are no other teams interested in him and also look at the conditions of the other teams as well as Chippa, then (Pirates) will decide where he can go on loan for next season," the source added.

Read: Pirates To Hold Onto Midfielder?

Answering on this issue Orlando Pirates Director Stanley 'Screamer' Tshabalala said they will look into the issue of all the players at the end of the season.

"We cannot say much about the players who will go on loan or what. Let's wait until the end of the season then we can see who is going where and what's happening about players," Tshabalala observed. 

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