Kaizer Chiefs have finally acquired their man! With Keagan Dolly finally striking pen to paper on a deal with the Soweto giants as a free agent on Tuesday.
Chiefs announced the player
Chiefs confirmed Dolly’s capture after the Bafana Bafana international achieved his medical at the club’s famous village, but getting the player there in the first place was far from straightforward.
Dolly had previously been plying his trade at French Ligue 1 club Montpellier who he was restricted to fair 64 appearances for in all competitions in the four years he spent with the aspect on account of persistent damage issues. He was eventually able to watch the back of his days in the treatment room last season as he was available for for a whole lot of the season.
Dolly was having a rare season of fitness in France
He was able to amass all of 21 appearances for Montpellier in all competitions last season, but perhaps more tellingly although, Dolly did no longer play the fleshy 90 minutes in any of those games, but that seemingly did nothing to discourage Chiefs from being enticed to luring the Johannesburg-born star back to his homeland.
In fact, Dolly’s agent Paul Mitchell feeble Dolly’s availability last season to spotlight his durability as successfully as dispel the account that he is damage inclined.
“I would also capture to place to relaxation the conception that Keagan is damage inclined. He easiest broke his leg in 2019. He was in the Matchday squad for Montpelier 35 instances last season. That’s no longer the signal of an injured player” said Mitchell speaking to SAFM after Dolly had signed for Chiefs.
Mitchell didn’t stay there, nonetheless, as he spread out about fair how distinguished competition Chiefs was facing for Dolly’s signature before they pulled off his signing.
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“Keagan Dolly had provides from Saudi Arabia, Ligue 2 in France, Turkey, Egypt. The provides in Europe were excellent, but it was Keagan’s decision to advance back residence and we were happy with what was presented by Bobby and Kaizer Jnr (Chiefs)” said Mitchell
Mitchell went on to explain that Chiefs had finally acquired one over Pitso Mosimane and Al Ahly as successfully, with this signing of Dolly as the Egyptian giants were one of many golf equipment that had shown a eager interest in his services and products
Chiefs finally beat Al Ahly
“There was an provide from Egypt as early as Sunday morning. In fact, overall there have been 3 provides from Egypt. We all know Zamalek and Ahly wanted him. I’ve been speaking to Ahly over the last 12 months” he continued.
Is Chiefs’ acquisition of Dolly the finest signing of the local transfer window so far?