Royal AM To Tie Down Long-Serving Defender?

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Tshepo Rikhotso of Royal AM in the match against Mamelodi Sundowns.
Tshepo Rikhotso of Royal AM in the match against Mamelodi Sundowns.

Royal AM are believed to be open to keeping one of the club's long-serving defenders whose contract is set to expire on June 30 this year. 

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A source close to the club informed the Siya crew that the club is contemplating the future of Tshepo Rikhotso, with indications that a new deal is on the horizon.

Siya sources have revealed that management is understood to be happy with the performance of the 30-year-old who joined the club as part of the group of Bloemfontein Celtic players when Shawn Mkhize purchased the status of Siwelele. 

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"The deal is as good as done. The team has offered the player an extension of two years to his contract and looking at the relationship between the team and the player I don't think there will be any hiccups in the negotiations. That's why I am saying that the deal is as good as done," the source said.

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Rikhotso joined Celtic in 2015 from Roses United. 

When contacted for comment Royal AM General Manager Richard Makhoba refused to discuss the matter. 

"No comment," he said in short. 

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