Kaizer Chiefs has pulled off a significant coup just two days before the transfer window closes. Mthethwa to Chiefs is good as done now everything is subjected to medicals.
The South Africa international expressed his desire to leave the club, resulting in his exclusion from the starting eleven on Tuesday.
Chiefs were openly vocal about their interest in the player. However, placed additional pressure on Stellenbosch in the final week of the transfer window.
Reports suggest that a bid of around R6 million has been accepted, marking a new chapter for ‘Ox’ as he seeks fresh challenges.
Although Orlando Pirates and AmaZulu also showed interest in the midfield powerhouse, Mthethwa to Chiefs deal reached advanced negotiations.
Orlando Pirates made a late attempt with a lower offer, but it fell short in persuading the 29-year-old to join their ranks.
Sources reveal that Mthethwa will soon travel to Johannesburg to finalize a three-year deal with an option to extend. He is eagerly anticipating his role alongside key players like Edson Castillo and Yusuf Maart in the first eleven.
As Mthethwa sets his sights on the new venture, Stellenbosch is already planning for the future.
They are eyeing 20-year-old Milford midfielder Mthetheleli Mthiyane as the long-term replacement for the defensive midfielder.
The club aims to secure Mthiyane, intending to loan him for the remainder of the season.
The transfer market buzzes with anticipation as the window inches towards its closure.