Al Ahly coach Pitso Mosimane has pulled off the largest coup on the continent after signing Brighton & Hove Albion massive identify Percy Tau.
Mosimane has been hinting at signing a tall identify for weeks, however few in actuality believed that he would convince the English-based massive identify to join his all-conquering Egyptian powerhouse, even after days of hypothesis.
Insiders told TimesLIVE boring on Thursday evening that the 2 golf equipment had agreed phrases with Tau, with the damaged-down Mamelodi Sundowns player only having to brand on the dotted line on Friday to total the deal.
“The deal is expected to be wrapped up tomorrow [on Friday],” the insider, who is discontinuance to tendencies, told TimesLIVE.
Tau is believed to had been satisfied by Mosimane’s ambition to continue to conquer the continent within the Champions League and return to the Membership World Cup for one other strive on the world showpiece.
Tau joined Brighton and Hove Albion in 2018 in a drawn out five-month switch saga.
The massive identify from Witbank was expected to assemble up R65m from the deal‚ easily surpassing any old price for a South African footballer and going some arrangement to recouping the profligate spending of owner Patrice Motsepe over the past few years.
Tau spent a couple of years in Belgium however was recalled to England where he did no longer set the scene alight as he did within the damaged-down country.
He will now be reunited with Mosimane, a man who is aware of him very successfully from their days together at Sundowns, and who would possibly maybe maybe obtain the single out of him after he spent months on the sidelines at Brighton.