Sun Downs at the gates of alienation in Sereno for free


South African press reports revealed that Mamelodi Sundowns Club is on the verge of giving up Gaston Sereno, the team’s star, free of charge during the coming period.

Reports indicated that Sun Downs may have to dispense with Sereno after the number of foreign players in the team reached 6, following the signing of the player Saavedra.

And the South African newspaper Sowetan reported: “Article 34.2 of the National Football League regulation states that a member club may not have more than five foreign players it has contracted with at any time.”

Before signing with Saavedra, Sun Downs has Gaston Sereno (Uruguay), Devin Longa (Zimbabwe), Ricardo Nascimento (Brazil), Peter Chalulayel (Namibia) and Pavol Safranko (Slovakia).

The report added: “Sun Downs’ possession of 5 foreign players before Saavedra was included in its ranks, means that one of the non-South African players must be released in the coming period.”

Sundowns had successfully naturalized Ugandan goalkeeper Denis Onyango, Kenyan Brian Onyango and Zambian goalkeeper Kennedy Mwinyi, thus registering them as being from South Africa.

And the report continued: “Saavedra, who has been Serenos close friend since they met at Club Bolivar, is said to be arranging his visa prior to his arrival in South Africa to complete his move to Sundowns.”

For his part, Roger Futempa, the legend of Mamelodi Sundowns, confirmed that Sereno is the only player who must leave in the coming period in order to make way for Saavedra to be restricted.

Futempa concluded in statements to the same newspaper: “Who is leaving? I think the club should look at Sereno because these days he is not playing as regularly as before.. Sereno was saying that he wanted to join his former coach Pitso Mosimane in Al-Ahly, so he should not be among the It’s hard to make a decision.”

It is noteworthy that, in the past hours, South African press reports indicated that Al-Ahly’s interest in joining the 30-year-old player during the current winter transfers, with a welcome from the South African club’s management.

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A source in Sun Downs: Al-Ahly renewed its interest in joining Sereno in January, and the loan is on the table


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